rind

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Rind \Rind\ (r[imac]nd), noun [AS. rind bark, crust of bread; akin to OHG. rinta, G. rinde, and probably to E. rand, rim; cf. Skr. ram to end, rest.] The external covering or coat, as of flesh, fruit, trees, etc.; skin; hide; bark; peel; shell.

Thou canst not touch the freedom of my mind With all thy charms, although this corporal rind Thou hast immanacled. --Milton.

Sweetest nut hath sourest rind. --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Rind \Rind\, verb (used with an object) To remove the rind of; to bark. [R.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

rind

noun

1: the natural outer covering of food (usually removed before eating)


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