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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: To pass (a rope or the like) through.
noun: A local official.
For verb: Of uncertain origin. Earliest documented use: 1600.
For noun: From Old English gerefa (high official). Earliest documented use: before the 12th century.
“Bill and his crew were reeving new cordage to replace the ropes stretched and frayed by the enormous pressures encountered during the recent storm.”
Robert J. Joseph; Worlds Apart; FriesenPress; 2020.
“His father ran a sod farm and served as a reeve on the local council.”
Jonny Wakefield; Glitter Eggs & Toy Guns; Edmonton Journal (Canada); Aug 15, 2020.
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