- v. Simple past tense and past participle of replevin.
“For that matter, there's an odd section on page 104 where I ran into four English words that were all completely new to me - like replevined, rondel, misset and waddy.”
“There are the rambling Egyptian narratives, the tale, for example, of the Two Brothers and the Story of the Shipwrecked Sailors, which scholars have only recently replevined from the buried papyrus.”
“Hennesey replevined the half-empty bottles from the sleepers, an easy task for such skilled craftsmen.”
“Denman went down, held a jubilant conversation with Florrie through the keyhole, and returned to the deck, where, with a short spanner in his hand -- replevined from the engine room for use in case of an emergency -- he spent the night on watch; for, with all lights out, a watch was necessary.”
“The latter would have ironed him at once, but the irons were forward in the armroom, so he temporarily bound him hand and foot with neckties replevined from his fellow officers 'staterooms.”
“Mr. O'Drive now declares himself a Babe of Grace, and free from the bonds of sin; or, as he more simply, but truthfully and characteristically expresses it -- a beautiful specimen indeed of his simplicity of views -- 'he is replevined from the pound of human fraility -- no longer likely to be brought to the devil's auction, or knocked down to Satan as a bad bargain.”
“Again Patrick Ring replevined, and proved his rent-days to be in November and May, and not in September and”
“And when, just at the passing of that replevined Wednesday which I loaned, you rebuked the Countess Dorothy very edifyingly, I was pleased to find a man so chaste: and therefore I continued my grant of youth -- ”
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Words from Cormac McCarthy's "Blood Meridian"
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