Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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REE, n.5, v.4

I. n. A wreath of snow (Gall. 1824 MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 406).

II. v. Of snow: to form into wreaths. Gall. 1824  MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 405:
A round sheep-fold, where sheep are put into on snowy nights, to hinder the snow to ree, or wreath them up.

[A reduced form of Wreath, q.v]

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