from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who ravens or plunders; a greedy plunderer; a devourer or pursuer.
- noun A bird of prey.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who, or that which, ravens or plunders.
- noun obsolete A bird of prey, as the owl or vulture.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun obsolete One who, or that which,
- noun obsolete A
bird of prey.
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Admiral de Ruyter -- if one may judge by the number of his portraits of that sea ravener which Holland possesses.
And at Sneek, in the church of St. M.rtin, is buried a giant of more renown and prowess -- Peter van Heemstra, or "Lange Pier" as he was called from his inches, a sea ravener of notable ferocity, whose two-handed sword is preserved at Leeuwarden -- although, as M. Havard says, what useful purpose a two-handed sword can serve to an admiral on a small ship baffles reflection.
Anyone who can understand, can calculate the number of the ravener.
That mark is either the name of the ravener or the numerical value of his name.
They worshipped the dragon that had given his authority to the ravener, and they worshipped the ravener, too.
And I saw another ravener coming up out of the land.
Those who had won the victory over the ravener, and over his statue, and over the number of his name, were standing on the sea of glass, holding harps from God.
He exercises all the authority that the first ravener had before him, and passes a law that the earth and those living in it must worship the first ravener, the one with the healed fatal wound.
He is capable of giving breath to the statue of the ravener, so that the statue of the ravener can speak, so that everyone who will not worship the statue of the ravener will be subject to execution.
He tells those who live on the earth to make a statue to the ravener, the one who had been wounded by a sword and still lived.