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King James Dictionary
RAVEN, n. ra'ven. Heb. from its color. But this may be L. corvus, rapio.
A large fowl of a black color, of the genus Corvus.
1. To devour with great eagerness to eat with voracity.
Our natures do pursue, like rats that raven down their proper bane, a thirsty evil, and when we drink, we die.
Like a roaring lion, ravening the prey. Ezekiel 22 .
2. To obtain by violence.
RAVEN, rav'n. To prey with rapacity.
Benjamin shall raven as a wolf. Genesis 49 .
RAVEN, n. rav'n.
1. Prey plunder food obtained by violence. Nahum 2 .
2. Rapine rapacity.
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