Definitions

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  • n. A watercourse; a ditch for water.

Etymologies

Anglo-Saxon ryne. See run. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Just after I went to live there, one of the farmers dug a drain, or "rhine," in the valley, to clear a boggy patch.

    Jim Davis

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    Something Completely Different

  • Its rhine-stone-inlaid mate lay up against the far wall.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • Sometimes I'd meet him for a cigarette and there, in a water bottle, would be some of that cheap rhine port wine.

    youneverwin Diary Entry

  • The angel-fish, however, and the batus or skate appear to pair with one another; for there is a fish called the rhinobatus, with the head and front parts of the skate and the after parts of the rhine or angel-fish, just as though it were made up of both fishes together.

    The History of Animals

  • The rhine, or angel-fish, bears its first brood in the springtime, and its second in the autumn, about the winter setting of the Pleiads; the second brood is the stronger of the two.

    The History of Animals

  • I know I said I wanted a Manolo Blahnik rhine-stone stiletto but hey, this will do for now.

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  • It had so many rhinestones on it, Rebus was in no doubt the rhine mines were now exhausted as a result.

    Mortal Causes

  • Objects grew visible in bulk at least, if not in form and shape, by the time the little company had reached the end of Weston village and come upon the deep mud dyke which had been Wentworth's objective -- a ditch that communicated with the great rhine that served the King's forces so well on that night of Sedgemoor.

    Mistress Wilding

  • Grey sent back Godfrey, the guide, and attempted in the dark to find his own way across the rhine.

    Mistress Wilding

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