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 for rime
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rime \Rime\, n. [L. rima.]
     A rent or long aperture; a chink; a fissure; a crack. --Sir
     T. Browne.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rime \Rime\, n. [AS. hr[imac]m; akin to D. rijm, Icel.
     hr[imac]m, Dan. rim, Sw. rim; cf. D. rijp, G. reif, OHG.
     r[imac]fo, hr[imac]fo.]
     White frost; hoarfrost; congealed dew or vapor.
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           The trees were now covered with rime.    --De Quincey.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rime \Rime\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rimed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Riming.]
     To freeze or congeal into hoarfrost.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rime \Rime\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.]
     A step or round of a ladder; a rung.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rime \Rime\, n.
     Rhyme. See Rhyme. --Coleridge. --Landor.
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     Note: This spelling, which is etymologically preferable, is
           coming into use again.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rime \Rime\, v. i. & t.
     To rhyme. See Rhyme.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rhyme \Rhyme\, n. [OE. ryme, rime, AS. r[imac]m number; akin to
     OHG. r[imac]m number, succession, series, G. reim rhyme. The
     modern sense is due to the influence of F. rime, which is of
     German origin, and originally the same word.] [The Old
     English spelling rime is becoming again common. See Note
     under Prime.]
     1. An expression of thought in numbers, measure, or verse; a
        composition in verse; a rhymed tale; poetry; harmony of
        language. "Railing rhymes." --Daniel.
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              A ryme I learned long ago.            --Chaucer.
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              He knew
              Himself to sing, and build the lofty rime. --Milton.
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     2. (Pros.) Correspondence of sound in the terminating words
        or syllables of two or more verses, one succeeding another
        immediately or at no great distance. The words or
        syllables so used must not begin with the same consonant,
        or if one begins with a vowel the other must begin with a
        consonant. The vowel sounds and accents must be the same,
        as also the sounds of the final consonants if there be
        any.
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              For rhyme with reason may dispense,
              And sound has right to govern sense.  --Prior.
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     3. Verses, usually two, having this correspondence with each
        other; a couplet; a poem containing rhymes.
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     4. A word answering in sound to another word.
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     Female rhyme. See under Female.
  
     Male rhyme. See under Male.
  
     Rhyme or reason, sound or sense.
  
     Rhyme royal (Pros.), a stanza of seven decasyllabic verses,
        of which the first and third, the second, fourth, and
        fifth, and the sixth and seventh rhyme.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  rime
      n 1: ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects
           outside) [syn: frost, hoar, hoarfrost, rime]
      2: correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially
         final sounds) [syn: rhyme, rime]
      v 1: be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last
           syllable; "hat and cat rhyme" [syn: rhyme, rime]
      2: compose rhymes [syn: rhyme, rime]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  83 Moby Thesaurus words for "rime":
     Jack Frost, abysm, abyss, arroyo, black frost, box canyon, breach,
     break, canyon, cavity, chap, chasm, check, chimney, chink, cleft,
     cleuch, clough, col, coulee, couloir, crack, cranny, crevasse,
     crevice, crust, cut, cwm, defile, dell, dike, ditch, donga, draw,
     encrust, excavation, fault, fissure, flaw, flume, fracture, frost,
     frost line, frost smoke, furrow, gap, gape, gash, gorge, groove,
     gulch, gulf, gully, hoar, hoarfrost, hole, incision, joint,
     killing frost, kloof, leak, moat, notch, nullah, opening, pass,
     passage, ravine, rent, rift, rime frost, rupture, scissure, seam,
     sharp frost, slit, slot, split, trench, valley, void, wadi,
     white frost
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  RIME
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From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  RIME, n.  Agreeing sounds in the terminals of verse, mostly bad.  The
  verses themselves, as distinguished from prose, mostly dull.  Usually
  (and wickedly) spelled "rhyme."
  

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