Definition of reaver in US English:



  • See reave

    • ‘Not in our lands; these are claimed for one and one only, not reavers such as thee!’
    • ‘As a mercenary and reaver he should not have any qualms as the gold trickled into his pockets, the gold of blood-letting.’
    • ‘What shall a young reaver do but spend his coins like the snake sips water?’
    • ‘The great-handed reaver felt a hot scar tear across his cheeks and the bitter salt-welling of blood whet his lips and nostrils.’