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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII). Includes material from the 1976 supplement.

REE, n.5, v.4

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

II. v. tr. To cover or surround with a snow-wreath.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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