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 inor 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.

(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 mind
With all thy charms, although this corporal rind
Thou hast immanacled.

Sweetest nut hath sourest rind.

(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,
Hath rung night's yawning peal.

3. To repeat often, loudly, or earnestly.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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