shrieve 1[shreev] Examples noun Archaic.
shrieve 2[shreev] verb (used with or without object), shrieved, shriev·ing. Archaic.
Examples from the Web for shrieve Historical Examples of shrieve
Shrieve me never, if I toss not the contents of yon dish into the gods face!
When holy fathers wont to shrieve; Now gynneth this roundelay.
Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama
Walter W. Greg
Was he the Father of the village, summoned from his cell to shrieve the dying, bless the dead?
Francis A. Knight
British Dictionary definitions for shrieve shrieve noun
- an archaic word for sheriff