Definition of Reist
1. to become rancid [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: rancid
Lexicographical Neighbors of Reist
Literary usage of Reist
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior and Common Pleas by Ohio Superior Court (Montgomery Co.) (1900)
"The plaintiff says that, at the special instance and request of the him by the defendant reist, he extended the time for the payment of said note, ..."
2. A Biographical History of Lancaster County: Being a History of Early by Alexander Harris (1872)
"Simon reist, grandson of Peter, was one of the nine men in 1855, who organized the Republican ... Jacob reist was somewhat an active politician in his day, ..."
3. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1913)
"By AIEE METHOD OF DETERMINING TEMPERATURE OF ALTERNATING-CURRENT GENERATORS AND MOTORS AND ROOM TEMPERATURE BY HENRY G. reist AND TS EDEN Correct ..."
4. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1911)
"... GENERATIONS HG reist, SCHENECTADY, NY Member of the Society The problem of driving an alternating-current generator by means nf a gas engine is not ..."
5. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To reist, ra To dry by the heat of the sun, or in a chimney, S. Dunbar. ... 8. Applied to the drying up of a well. Pop. Hall. reist. ..."
6. Historic Background and Annals of the Swiss and German Pioneer Settlers of by Henry Frank Eshleman (1917)
"The factions were known as the Amish and reist factions. ... The reist party were the Emmen- thalers—that is, their stronghold was in the Thai or valley of ..."