Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of reiver.

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Examples

  • The people I am referring to as reivers are farmers recruited by local leaders, and are a particularly dangerous class of people to deal with, as they know every inch of this most deceptive country.

    Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa (1899-1900) Letters from the Front

  • If you don't want people fishing near your home then don't build or buy near reivers and streams.

    On Stream Rights In Utah

  • If you don't want people fishing near your home then don't build or buy near reivers and streams.

    On Stream Rights In Utah

  • The north is a bleak, barren place and deadly dull except for chasing border reivers.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • The north is a bleak, barren place and deadly dull except for chasing border reivers.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • The north is a bleak, barren place and deadly dull except for chasing border reivers.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • The north is a bleak, barren place and deadly dull except for chasing border reivers.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • Harry was none of your bold-speaking, ranting reivers, that talk about what they did yesterday, or what they will do tomorrow; it was when something was to do at the moment that you should have looked at Harry

    Redgauntlet

  • Five miles from Moffat, which would be the market town to those living at the valley head, is the Devil's Beef Tub, a great cleft in the hills believed to be the hiding place for stolen cattleEnglish cattle, that is, taken by the reivers in the lawless sixteenth century.

    Excerpt: The View from Castle Rock by Alice Munro

  • For there be men of violence dwelling no great way off, reivers and rovers, who would be well pleased to take from us anything which we deem dear; besides others who would think the lifting of such a jewel good hap indeed.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

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