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Pronunciation : Re*vest"
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OF reverstir, F. revĂȘtir, L. revestire; pref. re- re- + vestire to clothe, fr. vestis a garment. See Vestry, and cf. Revet.]
Definition : 1. To clothe again; to cover, as with a robe; to robe. Her, nathless, . . . the enchanterrevest and decked with due habiliments. Spenser.

2. To vest again with possession or office; as, to revest a magistrate with authority.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Re*vest"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To take effect or vest again, as a title; to revert to former owner; as, the title or right revels in A after alienation.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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