(Reeve), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rove (r?v); p. pr. & vb. n. Reeving.] [Cf. D. reven. See Reef,
n. & v. t.] (Naut.) To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt,
cringle, or the like.
(Reeve), n. [OE. reve, AS. gerfa. Cf. Sheriff.] an officer, steward, bailiff, or governor; used
chiefly in compounds; as, shirereeve, now written sheriff; portreeve, etc. Chaucer. Piers Plowman.
(Re`ëx*am"i*na*ble) a. Admitting of being reëxamined or reconsidered. Story.
(Re`ëx*am`i*na"tion) n. A repeated examination. See under Examination.
(Re`ëx*am"ine) v. t. To examine anew. Hooker.
(Re`ëx*change") v. t. To exchange anew; to reverse (a previous exchange).
1. A renewed exchange; a reversal of an exchange.
2. (Com.) The expense chargeable on a bill of exchange or draft which has been dishonored in a foreign
country, and returned to the country in which it was made or indorsed, and then taken up. Bouvier.
The rate of reëxchange is regulated with respect to the drawer, at the course of exchange between the
place where the bill of exchange was payable, and the place where it was drawn. Reëxchange can not
(Re`ëx*hib"it) v. t. To exhibit again.
(Re`ëx*pel") v. t. To expel again.
(Re`ëx*pe"ri*ence) n. A renewed or repeated experience.
(Re`ëx*port") v. t. To export again, as what has been imported.
(Re*ëx"port) n. Any commodity reëxported; chiefly in the plural.
(Re*ëx`por*ta"tion) n. The act of reëxporting, or of exporting an import. A. Smith.
(Re`ëx*pul"sion) n. Renewed or repeated expulsion. Fuller.
(Reezed) a. Grown rank; rancid; rusty. [Obs.] "Reezed bacon." Marston.
(Re*fac"tion) n. [See Refection.] Recompense; atonement; retribution. [Obs.] Howell.
(Re*far") v. t. [Cf. F. refaire to do over again.] To go over again; to repeat. [Obs.]
To him therefore this wonder done refar.Fairfax.
(Re*fash"ion) v. t. To fashion anew; to form or mold into shape a second time. MacKnight.
(Re*fash"ion*ment) n. The act of refashioning, or the state of being refashioned. [R.]
(Re*fas"ten) v. t. To fasten again.
(Re*fect") v. t. [L. refectus, p. p. of reficere; pref. re- re- + facere to make.] To restore after
hunger or fatigue; to refresh. [Archaic] Sir T. Browne.