Definition of Reises
1. reis [n] - See also: reis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Reises
Literary usage of Reises
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Prisoner of the Khaleefa: Twelve Yearsʹ Captivity at Omdurman by Charles Neufeld (1899)
"Stewart, who spoke Turkish and Arabic, asked what was the matter, and decided that judgment was to rest with the oldest of the reises, and he selected the ..."
2. A Prisoner of the Khaleefa: Twelve Years' Captivity at Omdurman by Charles Neufeld (1899)
"A discussion arose between the two reises (pilots) as the island was neared, as to what course to take; the river was running strong, and between the island ..."
3. The Nineteenth Century (1885)
"The reises made out great difficulties about descending the cataract, as the water was so low and the steamers were too large, they said, for the passage at ..."
4. My Winter on the Nile: Among the Mummies and Moslems by Charles Dudley Warner (1876)
"The reises are audibly muttering their prayers. ... Everybody is muttering prayers now ; two venerable reises seated on a box in front of the rudder ..."