Cite
 

Meaning of reeve

reeve

Pronunciation: (rēv), [key]
  1. an administrative officer of a town or district.
  2. an overseer or superintendent of workers, tenants, or an estate.
  3. (formerly) a person of high rank representing the crown.
  4. the presiding officer of a village or town council.

reeve

Pronunciation: (rēv), [key]
— rove reeved, reev•ing.
  1. to pass (a rope or the like) through a hole, ring, or the like.
  2. to fasten by placing through or around something.
  3. to pass a rope through (the swallow of a block).

reeve

Pronunciation: (rēv), [key]
  1. the female of the ruff, Philomachus pugnax. Also called
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: