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rimy

[rahy-mee]
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adjective, rim·i·er, rim·i·est.
  1. covered with rime.
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Origin of rimy

before 1000; Old English hrīmig (not recorded in ME). See rime1, -y1
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Examples from the Web for rimy

Historical Examples

  • The vision of Elizabeth's earnest face in the rimy dawn came back to him several times during the day.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

    Thomas Hardy

  • Christmas Day opened with a rimy, hazy morning, and the business thoroughfares were deserted.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • It was a misty, rimy, clammy morning, and a thick fog was lying over the Channel.

  • The teamster arrives with oxen in full steam, and rimy with frozen breath about their indignant nostrils.


British Dictionary definitions for rimy

rimy

adjective rimier or rimiest
  1. coated with rime
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