reem


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Reem \Reem\ (r?m), n. [Heb.] (Zool.)
   The Hebrew name of a horned wild animal, probably the Urus.
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   Note: In King James's Version it is called unicorn; in the
         Revised Version,wild ox. --Job xxxix. 9.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Reem \Reem\, v. t. [Cf. Ream to make a hole in.] (Naut.)
   To open (the seams of a vessel's planking) for the purpose of
   calking them.
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   Reeming iron (Naut.), an iron chisel for reeming the seams
      of planks in calking ships.
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