from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cereal grass (Secale cereale) widely cultivated for its grain.
- n. The grain of this plant, used in making flour and whiskey and for livestock feed.
- n. Whiskey made from the grains of this plant.
- n. A Gypsy man.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Caraway (from the mistaken assumption that the whole seeds, often used to season rye bread, are the rye itself)
- n. Ryegrass, any of the species of Lolium.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A grain yielded by a hardy cereal grass (Secale cereale), closely allied to wheat; also, the plant itself. Rye constitutes a large portion of the breadstuff used by man.
- n. A disease in a hawk.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The cereal plant Sccale cerealc, or its seeds.
- n. In heraldry, a bearing representing a stalk of grain with the ear bending downward, thus distinguished from wheat, in which the ear is erect.
- n. Whisky made from rye. [Colloq., U. S.]
- n. A disease in hawks which causes the head to swell.
- n. A gentleman; a superior person: as, a Rommany rye.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. whiskey distilled from rye or rye and malt
- n. hardy annual cereal grass widely cultivated in northern Europe where its grain is the chief ingredient of black bread and in North America for forage and soil improvement
- n. the seed of the cereal grass
Steve: the corned beef sandwich on rye is well worth breaking the rules. great fries too!
I confess I am not a big fan of caraway in rye bread but this seems altogether different and definitely worth a try!
Rather like the idea of the caraway (I love it in rye bread).
It was during his work on the ergot fungus, which grows in rye kernels, that he stumbled on LSD, accidentally ingesting a trace of the compound one Friday afternoon in April 1943.
I actually prefer a seeded rye, but the plain rye tasted just fine ….
So as a price spike in rye led to a price spike in beer, there was less beer consumed — which in turn led to fewer assaults and murders.
Their formula (the midtown deli) sucks, but their BLT with avocado on rye is a weekly necessity.
Did you know that you can make a bread starter from tepache and whole grain rye flour?
The New York Times (22 October 2005) The winter rye is already sprouting green in the undulating fields of the state cooperative farm here.
Thus ai, ei, oi, ui are intended to be pronounced respectively as the vowels in English rye (not ray), grey, boy, ruin: and au (aw) as in loud, how and not as in laud, haw.