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v. re·vet·ted, re·vet·ting, re·vets
To retain (an embankment, for example) with a layer of stone, concrete, or other supporting material; provide with a revetment.
To construct a revetment.
, from Old French revestir
, to clothe again
, from Latin revestīre
, to clothe
; see wes-
in Indo-European roots
(Building) (of a wall or embankment) faced with stones
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