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Rime

rime

white frost; hoarfrost; congealed dew or vapor. The trees were now covered with rime. (De Quincey)

Origin: AS. Hrim; akin to D. Rijm, Icel. Hrim, Dan. Rim, Sw. Rim; cf. D. Rijp, G. Reif, OHG. Rifo, hrifo.


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