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Forms: re (data provider: donatus-sup), ri (data provider: donatus-sup), rissimo (data provider: donatus)
Baretti: A dictionary of the English and Italian languages
Re, s. m.
1. king, monarch, prince, sovereign;2. one who surpasses others in any thing; 3. the king or president of the feast. — celeste,God. — dei —, King of kings, God. — d'arme, (heral. t.) king-at-arms; 4. king, one of the pieces at chess; 5. re, second scale of the gamut or sol fa. — di tutti i fiumi, the Tiber.
Florio: a worlde of wordes, or most copious, dictionarie in Italian and English
re: a King, a Soueraigne, a crowned Prince subsisting absolutely of himselfe. Also a note in musike. Vsed also in the beginning of verbes as a duplication, as Ra or Ri.