(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. Jonson.

(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?

(Re*view"), v. i. To look back; to make a review.

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