Definitions

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  • n. A watercourse or ditch.
  • n. Alternative form of rind.
  • v. To touch.
  • v. To concern; affect.
  • v. To pertain to; fall to.
  • v. To tend to a certain effect or outcome.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See rind.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To touch. [Prov. Eng.] To concern.
  • n. A watercourse or ditch.
  • n. A dialectal form of rind.
  • n. Same as rim.

Etymologies

From Middle English rinen, from Old English hrīnan ("to touch, lay hold of, reach, seize, strike, have connection with, contact"), from Proto-Germanic *hrīnanan (“to touch”), from Proto-Indo-European *krey- (“to strip, touch”). Cognate with Old Saxon hrīnan ("to touch"), Old High German hrīnan ("to touch"), Icelandic hrína ("to cleave, hurt, overtake"). (Wiktionary)
From Middle English rune, from Old English ryne ("a course, run, running, orbit, a flow, flux, period of time, cycle, luster, expanse, extent"), from Proto-Germanic *runiz (“course”), from Proto-Indo-European *er(e)- (“to cause to move, grow”). Cognate with German Ronne ("a channel"), Icelandic ryne ("a flow, stream"). See runnel. (Wiktionary)
Variation of rind. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Fucking struggle...un lutte, une tannée, un truc qui te colle à la peau il y a rine à faire ... sans arret en train de dévier...

    Procrastination on Vimeo

  • Obama has a shot at winning Indiana also! addison rine

    Schneider: The age divide

  • I'd later read in the report that it was not anApis mellifera scuttelata, commonly known to the Western world as the "killer" bee, but instead theApis mellifera capensis. ep-i-neph-rine  n.

    Anaphylaxis

  • M.chael M. Phillips for the Wall Street Journal This M.rine is ready for a fight.

    Now Zad: U.S. Marines in an Afghan Ghost Town

  • M.chael M. Phillips for the Wall Street Journal To ensure that no M.rine strays from the cleared path, each man scuffs up the dirt to leave a trail for those behind to follow.

    Now Zad: U.S. Marines in an Afghan Ghost Town

  • ZINCZENKO: This is not a broccoli-shunning, pork-rine eating, McDonald ` s popping into guy.

    CNN Transcript Jan 7, 2009

  • Consider the case of Ma-rine Sgt. Robert S. Nadel, who learned last week that he was being court-martialed for alleged homosexual acts.

    'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'--Marine Style

  • I gots to get to EBBCOTT to see this pro tected Ma rine a re a. June 15th, 2006 at 9: 36 am

    Think Progress » ThinkFast AM: June 15, 2006

  • M.chael M. Phillips/The Wall Street Journal Cpl. M.chael Canter, 25, of Columbus, Ohio, at right, and another M.rine prepare to break into a room in Afghanistan in search for a suspected Taliban financier.

    Secure Against the Taliban

  • Þyslic me is gesewen, þu cyning, þis andwearde lif manna on eorðan to wiðmetenesse þære tide, þe us uncuð is, swylc swa þu æt swæsendum sitte mid þinum ealdormannum & þegnum on wintertide, & sie fyr onælæd & þin heall gewyrmed, & hit rine & sniwe & styrme ute; cume an spearwa & hrædlice þæt hus þurhfleo, cume þurh oþre duru in þurh oþre ut gewite.

    sparrow in the banquet hall... not

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