Runningly to Russophile
(Run"ning*ly), adv. In a running manner.
(Run"nion) n. See Ronion.
(Ru*nol"o*gy) n. [Rune + - logy.] The science of runes. Ru*nol"o*gist n.
(Run"round`) n. A felon or whitlow. [Colloq. U.S.]
(Runt) n. [Written also rant.] [Scot. runt an old cow, an old, withered woman, a hardened stem
or stalk, the trunk of a tree; cf. D. rund a bullock, an ox or cow, G. rind. Cf. Rother, a.]
1. (Zoöl.) Any animal which is unusually small, as compared with others of its kind; applied particularly
to domestic animals.
2. (Zoöl.) A variety of domestic pigeon, related to the barb and carrier.
3. A dwarf; also, a mean, despicable, boorish person; used opprobriously.
Before I buy a bargain of such runts,Beau. & Fl.
I'll buy a college for bears, and live among 'em.
4. The dead stump of a tree; also, the stem of a plant. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
Neither young poles nor old runts are durable.Holland.
(Runt"y) a. Like a runt; diminutive; mean.
1. The channel of a stream.
2. The beaten path made by deer or other animals in passing to and from their feeding grounds.
(Ru*pee") n. [Hind. rupiyah, fr. Skr. rupya silver, coined silver or gold, handsome.] A silver
coin, and money of account, in the East Indies.
The valuation of the rupee of sixteen annas, the standard coin of India, by the United States Treasury
department, varies from time to time with the price of silver. In 1889 it was rated at about thirty-two
(Ru"pel*la*ry) n. [From L. rupes a rock.] Rocky. [Obs.] "This rupellary nidary." Evelyn.
(Ru"pert's drop`) A kind of glass drop with a long tail, made by dropping melted glass
into water. It is remarkable for bursting into fragments when the surface is scratched or the tail broken;
so called from Prince Rupert, nephew of Charles I., by whom they were first brought to England. Called
also Rupert's ball, and glass tear.
(||Ru"pi*a) n. [NL., fr. G. filth, dirt.] (Med.) An eruption upon the skin, consisting of vesicles with
inflamed base and filled with serous, purulent, or bloody fluid, which dries up, forming a blackish crust.
(Ru"pi*al) a. Of or pertaining to rupia.
(||Ru*pic"o*la) n. [NL., fr. L. rupes, gen. rupis, a rock + colere to inhabit.] (Zoöl.) A genus
of beautiful South American passerine birds, including the cock of the rock.
The species are remarkable for having an elevated fan-shaped crest of feathers on the head, and for
the beautiful color of their plumage, which is mostly some delicate shade of yellow or orange.