As we went, they played the 'rans des Vaches' and other airs, by way of farewell.
Rance, rans, n. a prop, as for the support of a congreve-rocket.
I never had such a slippery time in all the days o' my life,' said rans.
While virtually all this reef is pollock ground, Crawleys and rans perhaps furnish the best fishing.
Cadrans, kad′rans, n. a wooden instrument by which a gem is adjusted while being cut.
Outrance, owt′rans, n. the utmost extremity: the bitter end.
Her poor little play was not even mentioned, as Chet would have said, among the also rans!