Definition of ravin in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈravɪn/


[mass noun] archaic
Violent seizure of prey or property; plunder.
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).

Words that rhyme with ravin

Gavin, ravine, savin, spavin

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