noun[mass noun] archaic
Violent seizure of prey or property; plunder.
More example sentences
- And like as they spring all from one root, so tend they all to one end: idly to live by rape and ravin, devouring the fruit of other men's labours.
Middle English: from Old French ravine, from Latin rapina 'pillage' (see rapine).
Definition of ravin in:
- The US English dictionary