Definition of rime noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//raɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//raɪm//
[uncountable] (literary)
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frost Word OriginOld English hrīm, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch rijm. The word became rare in Middle English but was revived in literary use at the end of the 18th cent.
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