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SourceLocation & Occupation
ContributorContrib.LMS on 6/6/2016
Meaning & History
French: from a diminutive of Old French rive
‘(river) bank’, ‘shore’ (see Rives
Northern French and English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of bolts (see Rivett