reft

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reft

 (rĕft)
v.
A past tense and a past participle of reave.

reft

(rɛft)
vb
a past tense and past participle of reave1

reave1

(riv)

v.t. reaved reft, reav•ing. Archaic.
to plunder; rob.
[before 900; Middle English reven, Old English rēafian, c. Dutch roven, German rauben to rob]

reave2

(riv)

v.t., v.i. reaved reft, reav•ing.
Archaic. to rend; break; tear.
[1550–60; appar. confusion of reave1 with rive]