Riveled
Rivel Riv"el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Riveled};p. pr. & vb. n. {Riveling}.] [AS. gerifled, geriflod, gerifod, wrinkled, geriflian, gerifian, to wrinkle. See {Rifle} a gun, {Rive}.] To contract into wrinkles; to shrivel; to shrink; as, riveled fruit; riveled flowers. [Obs.] --Pope. ``Riveled parchments.'' --Walpole. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rivel — Riv el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Riveled};p. pr. & vb. n. {Riveling}.] [AS. gerifled, geriflod, gerifod, wrinkled, geriflian, gerifian, to wrinkle. See {Rifle} a gun, {Rive}.] To contract into wrinkles; to shrivel; to shrink; as, riveled fruit;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Riveling — Rivel Riv el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Riveled};p. pr. & vb. n. {Riveling}.] [AS. gerifled, geriflod, gerifod, wrinkled, geriflian, gerifian, to wrinkle. See {Rifle} a gun, {Rive}.] To contract into wrinkles; to shrivel; to shrink; as, riveled fruit; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rivel — I. ˈrivəl verb (riveled or rivelled ; riveled or rivelled ; riveling or rivelling v(ə)liŋ ; rivels) Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

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