Definitions

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  • n. A large horned animal in ancient Hebrew literature, variously identified with the wild ox or aurochs (Bos primigenius), the Arabian oryx, or a mythical creature (compare unicorn).
  • v. To open (the seams of a vessel's planking) for the purpose of calking them.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The Hebrew name of a horned wild animal, probably the Urus.
  • transitive v. To open (the seams of a vessel's planking) for the purpose of calking them.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete form of ream.
  • Same as ream.
  • To cry or moan.
  • n. A dialectal variant of rime.
  • n. The Hebrew name of an animal mentioned in the Old Testament (Job xxxix. 9, etc.), variously translated ‘unicorn,’ ‘wild ox,’ and ‘ox-antelope,’ now identified as Bos primigenius.

Etymologies

From Classical Hebrew רְאֵם (r'em). (Wiktionary)
Compare ream ("to make a hole in") (Wiktionary)

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