EXAMPLES | noun a piece of iron running across an upper millstone as a support. Origin of rind 2 1300–50; Middle English rynd; cognate with Middle Dutch rijn, Middle Low German rīn
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rinde; Old High German rinta, German Rinde
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Word Origin and History for rynd n.
rinde "bark, crust," later "peel of a fruit or vegetable" (c.1400), from Proto-Germanic *rind- (cf. Old Saxon rinda, Middle Dutch and Dutch rinde "bark of a tree," Old High German rinda, German Rinde), probably related to Old English rendan (see rend (v.)).
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