(Re*vest"), v. i. To take effect or vest again, as a title; to revert to former owner; as, the title or
right revests in A after alienation.
(Re*ves"ti*a*ry) n. [LL. revestiarium: cf. F. revestiaire. See Revest.] The apartment, in a
church or temple, where the vestments, etc., are kept; now contracted into vestry.
(Re*ves"try) n. Same as Revestiary. [Obs.]
(Re*vest"ture) n. Vesture. [Obs.]
Richrevesture of cloth of gold.E. Hall.
(Re*vet") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Revetted;p. pr. & vb. n. Revetting.] [See Revetment.] (Mil. &
Civil Engineering) To face, as an embankment, with masonry, wood, or other material.
(Re*vet"ment) n. [F. revêtement the lining of a ditch, fr. revêtir to clothe, L. revestire. See
Revest, v. t.] (Fort. & Engin.) A facing of wood, stone, or any other material, to sustain an embankment
when it receives a slope steeper than the natural slope; also, a retaining wall. [Written also revêtement ]
(Re*vi"brate) v. i. To vibrate back or in return. Re`vi*bra"tion n.
(Re*vict") v. t. [L. revictus, p. p. of revincere to conquer.] To reconquer. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.
(Re*vic"tion) n. [From L. revivere, revictum, to live again; pref. re- re- + vivere to live.] Return
to life. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.
(Re*vict"ual) v. t. To victual again.
(Re*vie") v. t.
1. To vie with, or rival, in return.
2. (Card Playing) To meet a wager on, as on the taking of a trick, with a higher wager. [Obs.] B.
(Re*vie"), v. i.
1. To exceed an adversary's wager in card playing. [Obs.]
2. To make a retort; to bandy words. [Obs.]
(Re*view") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reviewd ; p. pr. & vb. n. Reveiwing.] [Pref. re- + view. Cf.
Review, n. ]
1. To view or see again; to look back on. [R.] "I shall review Sicilia." Shak.
2. To go over and examine critically or deliberately. Specifically: (a) To reconsider; to revise, as a manuscript
before printing it, or a book for a new edition. (b) To go over with critical examination, in order to discover
exellences or defects; hence, to write a critical notice of; as, to review a new novel. (c) To make a formal
or official examination of the state of, as troops, and the like; as, to review a regiment. (d) (Law) To
reëxamine judically; as, a higher court may review the proceedings and judgments of a lower one.
3. To retrace; to go over again.
Shall I the long, laborious scene review?Pope.
(Re*view"), v. i. To look back; to make a review.