Definition of Repreeve

1. to delay the execution of [v REPREEVED, REPREEVING, REPREEVES]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Repreeve

repoussoirs
repoussé
repower
repowered
repowering
repowers
repp
repped
reppiaite
repping
reppings
repps
reprecipitate
reprecipitation
reprecipitations
repreeve (current term)
repreeved
repreeves
reprefe
reprehend
reprehended
reprehender
reprehenders
reprehending
reprehends
reprehensibility
reprehensible
reprehensibles
reprehensibly
reprehension

Literary usage of Repreeve

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green by John Day, Henry Chettle (1902)
"Do ye so, then here's a Mittimus to repreeve my father back again to the Gaol, ... Where had you this repreeve ? Y. Stro. Of an honest Gentleman Sir, ..."

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