Definitions

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  • n. One who reaves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who reaves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who reaves or robs; a plundering forager; a robber.

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Examples

  • In the world of my Jaz Parks books, a reaver is a low-level demon designed to instigate wars.

    [INTERVIEW] Jennifer Rardin « Urban Fantasy Land

  • But the slasher himself, the splatterer, the reaver of life, swinging out of the darkness with his death claw cocked, is as old as the hills (which have eyes, as we know).

    Don’t Fear the Reaper

  • And his record spoke for itself – aside from the odd fray, no reaver ever bothered those who rode with Farien, whereas other parties were not so fortunate.

    One Year’s Worth of Woe « A Fly in Amber

  • Now bask in the further exploits of Conan … mercenary, reaver, nomad, thief, ladies man extraordinaire!

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • Hither came Conan, the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandalled feet.

    ZOMBIE TO DIRECT HOMOEROTIC SOFTCORE?

  • There was this one guy who was always whingeing about how the reaver barbarian was nerfed and he demanded an explanation, no matter what the thread was about.

    i confuse myself

  • It's a nightmare version of a road trip; their pursuers include Mozgas, reaver-like monsters, the thief master, Anya-Jacana, the Secret Police, the machine-like man, Vago, and the vampire-like ghosts, the Revenants.

    Storm Thief

  • I had twangy slide guitar for rim worlds, celtic themes for love interests, minor strings for Alliance troubles, good vamps for caper music and eerie thumps, just in case of reaver trouble.

    Things I’ll miss about running a Firefly/Serenity role playing game

  • Hither came Conan, the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirths, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandaled feet.

    The Conan Chronicles Volume I by Robert E. Howard

  • "Hither came Conan, the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandalled feet."

    GROGNARDIA

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  • (n): (Archaic) one who reaves. A despoiler, a plunderer.

    January 8, 2009