Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who reaves or robs; a plundering forager; a robber.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Archaic One who reaves.

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  • noun One who reaves.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In the world of my Jaz Parks books, a reaver is a low-level demon designed to instigate wars.

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  • But the slasher himself, the splatterer, the reaver of life, swinging out of the darkness with his death claw cocked, is as old as the hills (which have eyes, as we know).

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  • But the slasher himself, the splatterer, the reaver of life, swinging out of the darkness with his death claw cocked, is as old as the hills (which have eyes, as we know).

    Don’t Fear the Reaper

  • But the slasher himself, the splatterer, the reaver of life, swinging out of the darkness with his death claw cocked, is as old as the hills (which have eyes, as we know).

    Don’t Fear the Reaper

  • But the slasher himself, the splatterer, the reaver of life, swinging out of the darkness with his death claw cocked, is as old as the hills (which have eyes, as we know).

    Don’t Fear the Reaper

  • And his record spoke for itself – aside from the odd fray, no reaver ever bothered those who rode with Farien, whereas other parties were not so fortunate.

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  • Now bask in the further exploits of Conan … mercenary, reaver, nomad, thief, ladies man extraordinaire!

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  • Now bask in the further exploits of Conan … mercenary, reaver, nomad, thief, ladies man extraordinaire!

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  • But the slasher himself, the splatterer, the reaver of life, swinging out of the darkness with his death claw cocked, is as old as the hills (which have eyes, as we know).

    Don’t Fear the Reaper

  • Hither came Conan, the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandalled feet.

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  • (n): (Archaic) one who reaves. A despoiler, a plunderer.

    January 8, 2009