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Definition of "reft" [reft]

  • A past tense and a past participle of reave1. (verb)
  • A past tense and a past participle of reave2. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reft" in a sentence
  • "One and lift j hairs, quoth. he, and one white; that white hair i» my father, and all the reft are his fons."
  • "They pay, one with another, one half of all that they make, for tranfporting and vending the reft, which is all expended in Britain."
  • "The firft caufc is a fhadowing of Forafmuch as the faithfull, do fpirituall reft, that is to fay, of our chiefcly necde hope and patience, fandificarion -."