Reem (r?m), n. [Heb.] Zool.

The Hebrew name of a horned wild animal, probably the Urus.

⇒ In King James's Version it is called unicorn; in the Revised Version,wild ox. Job xxxix. 9.

 

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Reem, v. t. [Cf. Ream to make a hole in.] Naut.

To open (the seams of a vessel's planking) for the purpose of calking them.

Reeming iron Naut., an iron chisel for reeming the seams of planks in calking ships.

 

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