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See also: Ree, REE, r'ee, and re'e

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

ree (plural rees)

  1. Alternative form of rei

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English rei, reh, reoh, from Old English hrēoh (rough, fierce, wild, angry, disturbed, troubled, stormy, tempestuous), from Proto-Germanic *hreuhaz (bad, wild), from Proto-Indo-European *krewh₂- (raw meat, fresh blood). Cognate with Scots ree, rae, ray (ree), Old Saxon hrē (evil, bad, angry), Gothic 𐍂𐌰𐌿𐌷𐍄𐌾𐌰𐌽 (rauhtjan, to become angry, rage against). Related to Old English hrēaw (raw, uncooked). More at raw.

Alternative formsEdit

  • rie (Scotland)

AdjectiveEdit

ree (comparative reer or more ree, superlative reest or most ree)

  1. (Now chiefly dialectal) Wild; fierce; outrageous; overexcited; frenzied; delirious; crazy.
  2. (Now chiefly dialectal) Befuddled with liquor; half-drunk; tipsy.

NounEdit

ree (plural rees)

  1. (Now chiefly dialectal) A state of befuddlement; intoxication.
  2. (Now chiefly dialectal) A state of great excitement or frenzy.

VerbEdit

ree (third-person singular simple present rees, present participle reeing, simple past and past participle reed)

  1. (intransitive, now chiefly dialectal) To become extremely excited; fly into a rage.
  2. (transitive, now chiefly dialectal) To drive into a state of excitement; fire with enthusiasm.

Etymology 3Edit

Compare riddle (a sieve).

VerbEdit

ree (third-person singular simple present rees, present participle reeing, simple past and past participle reed)

  1. (obsolete, Britain, dialect) To riddle; to sift; to separate or throw off.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Mortimer to this entry?)

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ree f, n (plural reeën, diminutive reetje n)

  1. roe

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

re- +‎ -e

AdverbEdit

ree

  1. again

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ree f pl

  1. feminine plural of reo

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

ree m

  1. vocative singular of reus

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish , from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king).

NounEdit

ree m (genitive singular ree, plural reeghyn or reeaghyn)

  1. (nobility, chess, card games, draughts) king

Derived termsEdit