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  • n. Obsolete form of reeve (local official).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An officer, steward, or governor.
  • transitive v. To reave.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of reave.
  • To dream; muse.
  • n. A Middle English form of reeve.

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  • Sorry. Suspicious minds are talkinG.

    January 29, 2009

  • Rt, no one said anything about removing g's!

    January 28, 2009

  • But suspicious minds are talkin'.

    January 28, 2009

  • Alright, alright.

    You Can Leave Your Hat On.

    January 28, 2009

  • What about my Hats Off! list? That would be a lot of headwear removal.

    January 28, 2009

  • Except for tiaras.

    January 28, 2009

  • I'm sorry, headwear must be removed upon entering Wordie.

    January 28, 2009

  • don't forget the '^', it's written as rêve

    January 28, 2009

  • Ever in reverse; French word for 'dream'.

    December 16, 2006