Reem

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Reem (Zoöl) 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.
    • v. t Reem (Naut) To open (the seams of a vessel's planking) for the purpose of calking them.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • reem An obsolete form of ream.
    • reem Same as ream.
    • reem To cry or moan.
    • n reem A dialectal variant of rime.
    • n reem The Hebrew name of an animal mentioned in the Old Testament (Job xxxix. 9, etc.), variously translated ‘unicorn,’ ‘wild ox,’ and ‘ox-antelope,’ now identified as Bos primigenius.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Reem rēm an animal mentioned in Job, xxxix. 9—unicorn, wild ox, or ox-antelope.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Ream to make a hole in

Usage

In literature:

Mrs. Dr. dear, can you tell me if R-h-e-i-m-s is Rimes or Reems or Rames or Rems?
"Rilla of Ingleside" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
She live on Rims (Reems) Crick with othah Hemphills.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
A shipwright's heavy mallet for driving the wedges called reeming irons, so as to open the seams in order to caulk.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
He streaks reem in my teeth.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
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In news:

Reem sells more than 5,000 sandwiches a day for about $1 apiece, drawing crowds from all social strata every day.
Reem Cafeteria is a tiny wooden shack next to a traffic circle in the neighborhood known as Jabal Amman .
Not very different from dozens of other comedy "reems" the Globetrotters have pulled off in their long history -- but this one raised money for a good cause.
If you are betting on who will wear what at the Academy Awards this weekend, you will get short odds that Reem Acra will end up in the mix.
Reem Cafeteria is a tiny wooden shack next to a traffic circle in the neighborhood known as Jabal Amman.
Radio Reem Backsatge w/ Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J. Saturday, October 20, 2012.
Reem al-Hashimi, minister of state more.
TPR Holdings Partners With Reem Acra.
Kristen Stewart Steps Out in Stunning Scarlet Reem Acra Gown.
Reem Acra Designs Keep Ending Up on Red Carpets.
Taylor Swift's Sparkly Sequin Dresses: Reem Acra.
Bus service to Abu Dhabi's Reem Island to start soon.
The brunette bombshell in training hit the red carpet of the Univision Premios Juventud Awards in Miami on Thursday night, bringing the white heat in a one-shouldered Reem Acra mini.
"It's all a picture that comes together," says gown designer Reem Acra.
From left to right, Vera Wang, Heidi Elnora, Legends by Romona Keveza, Reem Acra, Oscar de la Renta, Lela Rose, Marchesa, and Oscar de la Renta.
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In science:

I am grateful to Peter Goldreich and Re’em Sari for pointing this out to me.
Dynamical evolution of planetesimals in protoplanetary disks
I am indebted to Peter Goldreich for inspiration and valuable advice I have been receiving during all stages of this work. I am also grateful to him and Re’em Sari for careful reading of this manuscript and making a lot of useful suggestions.
Dynamical evolution of planetesimals in protoplanetary disks
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