Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A variant of reard.

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Examples

  • And then the reird raise, and hadna these twa gentlemen helped me out of it, murdered I suld hae been, without remeid.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • And then the reird raise, and hadna these twa gentlemen helped me out of it, murdered I suld hae been, without remeid.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • And then the reird [105] raise "-- while in the close of the events (ii. 365), he wins his wife by a piece of hand-to-hand fighting, of the value of which his cool and stern estimate, in answer to the gay Templar, is one of the great sentences marking Scott's undercurrent of two feelings about war, in spite of his love of its heroism.

    On the Old Road, Vol. 2 (of 2) A Collection of Miscellaneous Essays and Articles on Art and Literature

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