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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rind  \Rind\,  v.  t. 
  To  remove  the  rind  of  to  bark.  [R.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rind  \Rind\  (r[imac]nd),  n.  [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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  rind 
  n  1:  the  tissue  forming  the  hard  outer  layer  of  e.g.  a  fruit 
  [syn:  {skin}] 
  2:  a  hard  outer  covering  or  skin  on  food 




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