Definition of Riming

1. Adjective. Having corresponding sounds especially terminal sounds. "Rhyming words"

Exact synonyms: Rhymed, Rhyming
Similar to: Alliterative, Assonant, End-rhymed
Antonyms: Unrhymed



Definition of Riming

1. Verb. (present participle of rime) ¹

2. Adjective. (rare) That (rime rimes) (''i.e.'', covers with rime or hoar frost) something. ¹

3. Noun. (Irish English now rare done to wool or yarn) The (action) or (process) of (dye dying) red-brown by (steep steeping) in (water) with (alder) twigs. ¹

4. Noun. The process of riming (''i.e.'', covering with rime or hoar frost). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Riming

1. rime [v] - See also: rime

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Riming

rime
rime riche
rimed
rimeless
rimer
rimers
rimes
rimester
rimesters
rimfire
rimfires
rimier
rimiest
riminess
riminesses
riming (current term)
riminophenazines
rimkorolgite
rimland
rimland theory
rimlands
rimless
rimmed
rimmers
rimming
rimmings
rimonabant
rimose
rimosely

Literary usage of Riming

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1. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1879)
"No two things can be more unlike than an Old-English battle-song and a French riming chronicle of the twelfth century. The most spirited descriptions in the ..."

2. The Chaucer Canon: With a Discussion of the Works Associated with the Name by Walter William Skeat (1900)
"Words that should, etymologically, end in -y (and not in -ye) are found riming together, but never rime with a word of the other class. 2. ..."

3. English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson by Henry Spackman Pancoast (1915)
"... will spoil them not, or other worse For Engeland is full enough of fruit and eke of years be. 10 treen,' 1 The riming Chronicl« is a metrical history of ..."

4. A Comparative Grammar of the Anglo-Saxon Language: In which Its Forms are by Francis Andrew March (1877)
"One has been found which is plainly a Task Poem to display riming skill. All sorts of rimes are crowded together in it. It has eighty-seven verses. ..."

5. A History of English Rhythms by Edwin Guest (1882)
"Hence the origin of this somewhat complicated stave is obvious. Its original stave was clearly formed from two riming trochaic ..."

6. Speculum Gy de Warewyke: an English poem by Georgiana Lea Morrill (1898)
"ON THE riming STRUCTURE OF THE SPECULUM. § 1. End Rime. The rimes of the six MSS. of the Speculum are virtually the same, modified only in orthography ..."

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