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rime

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noun \ˈrīm\

Definition of rime

  1. 1 :  frost 1b

  2. 2 :  an accumulation of granular ice tufts on the windward sides of exposed objects that is formed from supercooled fog or cloud and built out directly against the wind

  3. 3 :  crust, incrustation



Examples of rime

  1. a heavy coating of rime

  2. <rime on the bedroom window after a bitterly cold night>



Origin of rime

Middle English rim, from Old English hrīm; akin to Old Norse hrīm frost


First Known Use: before 12th century

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rime

verb

Definition of rime

rimedrim·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cover with or as if with rime



Circa 1755

First Known Use of rime

circa 1755

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3

rime, rimester

Definition of rime

  1. variant of rhyme, rhymester





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