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Rewe

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A roll or slip; as Ragman’s Rewe. (See Ragman.)

“There is a whole world of curious history contained in the phrase ‘ragman’s rewe,ʹ meaning a list, roll, catalogue, … charter, scroll of any kind. In Piers Plowman’s Vision it is used for the pope’s bull.”—Edinburgh Review, July, 1870.


“In Fescenium was first invented the joylitee of mynstrelsie and syngyng merrie songs for makyng laughter, hence called ‘Fescennia Carmina,ʹ which I translate a ‘Ragman’s Reweʹ or Bible.”—Udall.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Revenons à nos Moutons
Reverend
Revetments
Review
Revise
Revival of Letters in England
Revival of Painting and Sculpture
Revoke
Revulsion (in philosophy)
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Reynard the Fox
Reynardine
Reynold of Montalbon
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Rhapsody
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Rhine or Rhineland
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