Origin of rimmed
verb (used with object), rimmed, rim·ming.
Origin of rim
Examples from the Web for rimmed
The German Panzers fought with suicidal ferocity, storming the hill until it was rimmed with a bulwark of bodies.
Strain into a chilled snifter glass, rimmed with smoked-chipotle dust.
She scrunched her nose and leaned in to examine the creases and dark circles that rimmed her eyes.
It rimmed them on all sides save that of the river, and the little pink and red beads of fire seemed to flash from every bush.The Free Rangers|Joseph A. Altsheler
The sharpshooters had only rimmed the target, without injury to braces or engine.The Last Shot|Frederick Palmer
Thyme faced round; there was a sort of passion in her darkened eyes, rimmed pink with grief, and in all her gushed, wet face.Fraternity|John Galsworthy
But the Gulf of Mexico is rimmed with low marshy land, and he had never seen the mouth of the Mississippi from seaward.Heroes of the Middle West|Mary Hartwell Catherwood
Hylda stood waiting, erect, her eyes gazing blankly before her and rimmed by dark circles, her face haggard and despairing.The Weavers, Complete|Gilbert Parker
verb rims, rimming or rimmed (tr)
Word Origin for rim
Word Origin for RIM
Old English rima "edge, border, verge, coast," as in særima "seashore," literally "rim of the sea," and dægrima "dawn," literally "rim of the day." Related to Old Norse rime, rimi "a raised strip of land, ridge," Old Frisian rim "edge," but with no other known cognates. The snare drummer's rim shot (striking the rim and the head at once) is recorded from 1934.