rimed

rime

1 [rahym]
noun
1.
Also called rime ice. an opaque coating of tiny, white, granular ice particles, caused by the rapid freezing of supercooled water droplets on impact with an object. Compare frost ( def 2 ), glaze ( def 17 ).
verb (used with object), rimed, riming.
2.
to cover with rime or hoarfrost.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English rim, Old English hrīm; cognate with Dutch rijm, Old Norse hrīm

rimeless, adjective
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rime

2 [rahym]
noun, verb (used with object), verb (used without object), rimed, riming.
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rime1 (raɪm)
 
n
1.  frost formed by the freezing of supercooled water droplets in fog onto solid objects
 
vb
2.  (tr) to cover with rime or something resembling rime
 
[Old English hrīm; related to Dutch rijm, Middle High German rīmeln to coat with frost]

rime2 (raɪm)
 
n, —vb
an archaic spelling of rhyme

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rime
"hoarfrost," O.E. hrim, from P.Gmc. *khrima- (cf. O.N. hrim, Du. rijm, Ger. Reif). O.Fr. rime is of Gmc. origin. Rare in M.E., surviving mainly in Scottish and northern Eng., revived in literary use late 18c.
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