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  • n. a running waterway that links a ditch or stream to a river.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The best quality of Russian hemp.

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  • Meanwhile a trio of teal - our smallest duck - are flying around in a vain search for an ice-free rhyne (the Somerset name for the dykes that criss-cross this frosty landscape).

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