Definition of Rieve
1. to rob [v REFT, RIEVING, RIEVES] - See also: rob
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Literary usage of Rieve
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. "Cape Times" Law Reports: A Record of Every Matter Disposed of in the by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Supreme Court (1900)
"rieve, De Waal and Mantis' agent, were inside the polling-room the whole time. ... On the polling day witness and rieve were alone in the polling-room. ..."
2. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1911)
"rieve Ore Bank .—Across the county road from the Berkley Ore Bank is a bank 100 feet ... rieve, which has not been worked for over twenty-five years. ..."
3. Correspondence of Scientific Men of the Seventeenth Century: Including by Isaac Barrow, John Flamsteed, John Wallis, Stephen Peter Rigaud, Isaac Newton (1841)
"Nor indeed could I find any " effect of it by one of six feet radius, which about " seven or eight years since Mr. rieve made for Mr. " Gregory, ..."
4. Vital Records of Richmond, Massachusetts: To the Year 1850 by Richmond (Mass.) (1913)
"REEVE (see rieve), Achsah, d. Benjamin and Huldah, Oct. 15, 1775. Achsah, d. ... [rieve, CR] Amanda, d. Benjamin and Huldah, Sept. n, 1781. Erastus, s. ..."