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REEVE. The name of an ancient English officer of justice, inferior in rank to an alderman.
     2. He was a ministerial officer, appointed to execute process, keep the king's peace, and put the laws in execution. He witnessed all contracts and bargains; brought offenders to justice, and delivered them to punishment; took bail for such as were to appear at the county court, and presided at the court or folcmote[?]. He was also called gerefa.
     3. There were several kinds of reeves as the shire-gerefa, shire-reeve or sheriff; the heh-gerefa, or high-sheriff, tithing-reeve, burgh or borough-reeve.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Reeves, 46, also stroked the girls' hair and backs during the music tuition and encouraged them to sit on his knee.
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In the early 1900s, Reeves served on the battleships USS Wisconsin (BB--9) and USS Ohio (BB--12), as a line officer, in addition to a shore tour at Annapolis, where he was an instructor in the Department of Physics and Chemistry.
The star of the Matrix and John Wick franchises has been rumoured for MCU films for years now including a turn as Yonn-Rogg in Captain Marvel which was later cast with Jude Law, with some fans online advocating a number of characters for Reeves to play.
It was rather fitting for Martha Reeves and The Vandellas to return to the region which they first visited back in 1962 to celebrate this significant milestone, and no surprise to see the Riverside filled with enthusiastic Motown lovers to see the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees in the flesh.
"It is a great honor to be here and to be invited to this remarkable, historical, magical place," Reeves told a crowd gathered for the ceremony at the Chinese Theatre.
GEO also announced that Reeves County, Texas has entered into two new ten-year contracts, inclusive of renewal periods, with the BOP for the county-owned, 1,800-bed Reeves County Detention Center I & II and the county-owned, 1,376-bed Reeves County Detention Center III.
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