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Definition of Rime

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Rhyme Rhyme, n. [OE. ryme, rime, AS. r[=i]m number; akin to OHG. r[=i]m number, succession, series, G. reim rhyme. The modern sense is due to the influence of F. rime, which is of German origin, and originally the same word.] [The Old English spelling rime is becoming again common. See Note under Prime.] 1. An expression of thought in numbers, measure, or verse; a composition in verse; a rhymed tale; poetry; harmony of language. ``Railing rhymes.' --Daniel. A ryme I learned long ago. --Chaucer. He knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rime. --Milton. 2. (Pros.) Correspondence of sound in the terminating words or syllables of two or more verses, one succeeding another immediately or at no great distance. The words or syllables so used must not begin with the same consonant, or if one begins with a vowel the other must begin with a consonant. The vowel sounds and accents must be the same, as also the sounds of the final consonants if there be any. For rhyme with reason may dispense, And sound has right to govern sense. --Prior. 3. Verses, usually two, having this correspondence with each other; a couplet; a poem containing rhymes. 4. A word answering in sound to another word. Female rhyme. See under Female. Male rhyme. See under Male. Rhyme or reason, sound or sense. Rhyme royal (Pros.), a stanza of seven decasyllabic verses, of which the first and third, the second, fourth, and fifth, and the sixth and seventh rhyme.
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Rime Rime, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rimed; p. pr. & vb. n. Riming.] To freeze or congeal into hoarfrost.
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Rime Rime, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A step or round of a ladder; a rung.
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Rime Rime, n. Rhyme. See Rhyme. --Coleridge. --Landor. Note: This spelling, which is etymologically preferable, is coming into use again.
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Rime Rime, v. i. & t. To rhyme. See Rhyme.
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Rime Rime, n. [L. rima.] A rent or long aperture; a chink; a fissure; a crack. --Sir T. Browne.
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Rime Rime, n. [AS. hr[=i]m; akin to D. rijm, Icel. hr[=i]m, Dan. rim, Sw. rim; cf. D. rijp, G. reif, OHG. r[=i]fo, hr[=i]fo.] White frost; hoarfrost; congealed dew or vapor. The trees were now covered with rime. --De Quincey.

Meaning of Rime from wikipedia

- Rime may refer to: Rime ice, ice that forms when water droplets in fog freeze to the outer surfaces of objects, such as trees Rime is also an alternative...
- Rime (stylized as RiME) is an adventure puzzle video game developed by Tequila Works. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox...
- The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (originally The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere) is the longest major poem by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, written...
- The medial groups phonologically with the rime rather than the onset, and the combination of medial and rime is collectively known as the final. Some linguists...
- formations. Soft rime is less dense than hard rime and is milky and crystalline, like sugar. Soft rime appears similar to **** frost. Hard rime is somewhat...
- Margaret LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (born August 28, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and author. Rimes rose to stardom at age 13 following the...
- The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is a poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Rime of the Ancient Mariner may also refer to: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (film)...
- into the categories "rime pauvre" ("poor rhyme"), "rime suffisante" ("sufficient rhyme"), "rime riche" ("rich rhyme") and "rime richissime" ("very rich...
- as a rhyming couplet or nursery rhyme. The word derives from Old French rime or ryme, which might be derived from Old Frankish rīm, a Germanic term meaning...
- A rime table or rhyme table (simplified Chinese: 韵图; traditional Chinese: 韻圖; pinyin: yùntú; Wade–Giles: yün-t'u) is a Chinese phonological model, tabulating...
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