Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of ream.
- Same as ream.
- To cry or moan.
- n. A dialectal variant of rime.
- n. The Hebrew name of an animal mentioned in the Old Testament (Job xxxix. 9, etc.), variously translated ‘unicorn,’ ‘wild ox,’ and ‘ox-antelope,’ now identified as Bos primigenius.
- n. A large horned animal in ancient Hebrew literature, variously identified with the wild ox or aurochs (Bos primigenius), the Arabian oryx, or a mythical creature (compare unicorn).
- v. transitive, nautical To open (the seams of a vessel's planking) for the purpose of calking them.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The Hebrew name of a horned wild animal, probably the Urus.
- v. (Naut.) To open (the seams of a vessel's planking) for the purpose of calking them.
- Compare ream ("to make a hole in") (Wiktionary)
“Sometimes "unicorn" or reem is a mere poetical symbol or abstraction; but the buffalo is the animal referred to here, from the contrast to the tame ox, used in ploughing (Job 39: 10, 12). abide -- literally, "pass the night." crib -- (Isa 1: 3).”
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“Seriously though s far as I can see under a reem of various bits of legislation/common law the officers acted correctly.”
“Seriously, the one and only Official Version has reem, nine times.”
“Given multiple traditions for what was meant by reem, they could have ducked the issue and simply transliterated the word, like they did with Leviathan and Behemoth.”
“You are apparently assuming that of course the Bible was somewhere just had to be talking about unicorns, and since we therefore know its in there, by process of elimination of the rest of the entire Bible, we end up deducing reem can only mean unicorn.”
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Terms defined in the glossary of Clifford W. Ashley's "Yankee Whaler".
a large light-coloured antelope with curled horns. L. from an African word quoted by Pliny.
any one of a group of hollow-horned...
A sound garden.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world. --Walt Whitman
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