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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Raven \Rav"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ravened (r[a^]v"'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Ravening.] [Written also ravin, and ravine.] [1913 Webster] 1. To obtain or seize by violence. --Hakewill. [1913 Webster] 2. To devour with great eagerness. [1913 Webster] Like rats that ravin down their proper bane. --Shak. [1913 Webster]