/ray/ , n. Music.
1. the syllable used for the second tone of a diatonic scale.
2. (in the fixed system of solmization) the tone D. Cf. sol-fa (def. 1).
[ 1400-50; late ME; see GAMUT ]
/ree, ray/ , prep. Chiefly Law and Com.
in the case of; with reference to; in re.
[ 1700-10; re (in the) matter, affair, thing (abl. of res ) ]