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reeve1 US English

The president of a village or town council

reeve2 US English

Thread (a rope or rod) through a ring or other aperture, especially in a block

reeve3 US English

A female ruff

Reeve, Christopher US English

(1952–2004), US actor. He starred in the Superman movie series 1978–87, as well as other movies such as Somewhere in Time (1980), Deathtrap (1982), and Rear Window (1998). A horseback riding accident in 1995 left him paralyzed from the neck down, after which he became a prominent advocate for public awareness of and research support for spinal cord injuries

reeve in ruff1 US English

A northern Eurasian wading bird, the male of which has a large variously colored ruff and ear tufts in the breeding season, used in display

hog reeve US English

Chiefly in New England and south-eastern Canada: a person appointed to impound stray pigs, and to prevent or assess any damage caused by them.

field reeve US English

An official responsible for overseeing a field or fields, especially on behalf of a number of owners.

reap-reeve US English

A harvest overseer.

reeve-elect US English

A reeve who has been elected but is not yet in office.

town-reeve US English

A bailiff, a steward, especially one in charge of an estate.

well-reeve US English

A reeve responsible for the upkeep of a well.

church reeve US English

= churchwarden.