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Rial
Rial "Ri"al", n. A Spanish coin. See . [Obs.]
Rial
Rial "Ri*al"", a. Royal. [Obs.] -Chaucer.
Rial
Rial "Ri"al", n. [From .] A gold coin formerly current in England, of the value of ten shillings sterling in the reign of Henry VI., and of fifteen shillings in the reign of More…
Riant
Riant "Ri`ant"", a. [F. riant, p. pr. of rire to laugh, L. ridere.] Laughing; laughable; exciting gayety; gay; merry; delightful to the view, as a landscape. In such More…
Rib
Rib "Rib", n. [AS. rib, ribb; akin to D. rib, G. rippe, OHG. rippa, rippi, Dan. ribbe, Icel. rif, Russ. rebro.] 1. (Anat.) One of the curved bones attached to the vertebral More…
Rib
Rib "Rib", v. t. [imp. & p. p. ; p. pr. & vb. n. .] 1. To furnish with ribs; to form with rising lines and channels; as, to rib cloth. 2. To inclose, as with ribs, More…
Rib grass
Rib "Rib", n. [AS. rib, ribb; akin to D. rib, G. rippe, OHG. rippa, rippi, Dan. ribbe, Icel. rif, Russ. rebro.] 1. (Anat.) One of the curved bones attached to the vertebral More…
rib grass
Ribwort "Rib"wort`", n. (Bot.) A species of plantain () with long, narrow, ribbed leaves; - called also , , . More…
Rib-band lines
Ribband "Rib"*band`", n. [Rib + band.] [Written also riband, and ribbon.] (Shipbuilding) A long, narrow strip of timber bent and bolted longitudinally to the ribs of a More…
Ribald
Ribald "Rib"ald", a. Low; base; mean; filthy; obscene. The busy day, Waked by the lark, hath roused the ribald crows. -Shak.
Ribald
Ribald "Rib"ald", n./ [OE. ribald, ribaud, F. ribaud, OF. ribald, ribault, LL. ribaldus, of German origin; cf. OHG hr[=i]pa prostitute. For the ending -ald cf. E. .] A low, More…
Ribaldish
Ribaldish "Rib"ald*ish", a. Like a ribald. -Bp. Hall.
Ribaldrous
Ribaldrous "Rib"ald*rous", a. Of a ribald quality. [R.]
Ribaldry
Ribaldry "Rib"ald*ry", n. [OE. ribaldrie, ribaudrie, OF. ribalderie, ribauderie.] The talk of a ribald; low, vulgar language; indecency; obscenity; lewdness; - now chiefly More…
Riban
Riban "Rib"an", n. See . [Obs.] -Piers Plowman.
Riband
Riband "Rib"and", n. See . (Min.), a variety of jasper having stripes of different colors, as red and green.
riband
Ribbon "Rib"bon", n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also , .] 1. A fillet More…
Riband
Riband "Rib"and", n. (Naut.) See . -Totten.
Riband jasper
Riband "Rib"and", n. See . (Min.), a variety of jasper having stripes of different colors, as red and green.
Ribanded
Ribanded "Rib"and*ed", a. Ribboned. -B. Jonson.
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