1. The border, edge, or margin of a thing, usually of something circular or curving; as, the rim of a kettle or basin.

2. The lower part of the abdomen. Arch rim See Cartridge. Rim lock. See Lock.

Origin: As. Rima, reoma, edge; cf. W. Rhim, rhimp, a rim, edge, boundary, termination, Armor, rim. Cf. Rind.

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