- Revenue cutter
- Revenue Rev"e*nue, n. [F. revenu, OF. revenue, fr. revenir to
return, L. revenire; pref. re- re- + venire to come. See
1. That which returns, or comes back, from an investment; the
annual rents, profits, interest, or issues of any species
of property, real or personal; income.
Do not anticipate your revenues and live upon air till you know what you are worth. --Gray. [1913 Webster]
2. Hence, return; reward; as, a revenue of praise. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.