Definition of reesty in English:

reesty

Pronunciation /ˈriːsti/

adjective

dialect, rare Scottish, Irish, British
  • Inclined to stop suddenly and not proceed; given to baulking, jibbing, or reesting.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Alexander Pennecuik (1652–1722), physician and poet. Probably from reest + -y.