(Ri*mose"ly), adv. In a rimose manner.
(Ri*mos"i*ty) n. State of being rimose.
(Rim"ous) a. Rimose.
(Rim"ple) n. [AS. hrimpele, or rimpel. See Rumple.] A fold or wrinkle. See Rumple.
(Rim"ple), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Rimpled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Rimpling ] To rumple; to wrinkle.
(Rim"y) a. Abounding with rime; frosty.
(Rind) n. [AS. rind bark, crust of bread; akin to OHG. rinta, G. rinde, and probably to E. rand,
rim; cf. Skr. ram to end, rest.] The external covering or coat, as of flesh, fruit, trees, etc.; skin; hide; bark; peel; shell.
Thou canst not touch the freedom of my mindMilton.
With all thy charms, although this corporal rind
Sweetest nut hath sourest rind.Shak.
(Rind), v. t. To remove the rind of; to bark. [R.]
(Rin"der*pest) n. [G., fr. rind, pl. rinder, cattle + pest pest, plague.] A highly contagious
distemper or murrain, affecting neat cattle, and less commonly sheep and goats; called also cattle
plague, Russian cattle plague, and steppe murrain.
(Rin"dle) n. [AS. rynele. &radic11. See Run.] A small water course or gutter. Ash.
(Rind"less) a. Destitute of a rind.
(Rind"y) a. Having a rind or skin. Ash.
(Rine) n. See Rind. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Rined) a. Having a rind [Obs.] Milton.
(||Rin`for*zan"do) a. [It., fr. rinforzare to reënforce, strengthen.] (Mus.) Increasing; strengthening;
a direction indicating a sudden increase of force (abbreviated rf., rfz.) Cf. Forzando, and Sforzando.
(Ring) v. t. [imp. Rang (rang) or Rung (rung); p. p. Rung; p. pr. & vb. n. Ringing.] [AS. hringan; akin
to Icel. hringja, Sw. ringa, Dan. ringe, OD. ringhen, ringkelen. &radic19.]
1. To cause to sound, especially by striking, as a metallic body; as, to ring a bell.
2. To make as by ringing a bell; to sound.
The shard-borne beetle, with his drowsy hums,Shak.
Hath rung night's yawning peal.
3. To repeat often, loudly, or earnestly.
To ring a peal, to ring a set of changes on a chime of bells. To ring the changes upon. See
under Change. To ring in or out, to usher, attend on, or celebrate, by the ringing of bells; as, to
ring out the old year and ring in the new. Tennyson. To ring the bells backward, to sound the
chimes, reversing the common order; formerly done as a signal of alarm or danger. Sir W. Scott.
(Ring), v. i.