reim

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See also: Reim and réim

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch riem.

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Noun[edit]

reim (plural reims)

  1. (South Africa) A strip of oxhide, deprived of hair and made pliable, used for twisting into ropes, etc.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Simmonds to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for reim in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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reim f (genitive singular reimar, nominative plural reimar)

  1. strap, belt
  2. shoelace

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Drivreim (drive belt)

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse reim

Noun[edit]

reim f or m (definite singular reima or reimen, indefinite plural reimer, definite plural reimene)

  1. a belt, strap

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse reim.

Noun[edit]

reim f (definite singular reima, indefinite plural reimar or reimer, definite plural reimane or reimene)

  1. a belt, strap

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Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

reim f (genitive reimar, plural reimar)

  1. a lash, thong

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  • Icelandic: reim
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: reim
  • Norwegian Bokmål: reim, rem

References[edit]

  • reim in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press