Definition of Rathripe

1. a. Rareripe, or early ripe.



Definition of Rathripe

1. an early ripening variety [n -S]

Medical Definition of Rathripe

1. Rareripe, or early ripe. A rareripe. "Such who delight in rathripe fruits." (Fuller) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rathripe

ratfish
ratfishes
rath
rathe
rathel
rather
rather than
rathering
ratherish
rathest
rathite
rathole
ratholed
ratholes
ratholing
rathripe (current term)
rathripes
raths
rathskellers
raticide
raticides
ratifiable
ratification
ratifications
ratified
ratifier
ratifiers
ratifies
ratify

Literary usage of Rathripe

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1. Agriculture Improv'd: Or, The Practice of Husbandry Display'd: Chiefly Shewn by William Ellis (1745)
"Thirdly, That this rathripe Barley will even in fuch a ... the true rathripe Barley-feed: Not but that the Virtue of this ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1873)
"... "before which," says Fuller, "we fetched most of our cherries from Holland, apples from France, and hardly had a mess of rathripe peas but from Holland, ..."

3. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon i.e. Alexandre Le'on Valle'e, Léon Vallée, Alois Leonhard Brandl (1899)
"... though following it at greater distance than the field pease in the country the rathripe pease in the garden. Disgraceful in ray opinion, that, ..."

4. Agricultural Writers from Sir Walter of Henley to Arthur Young, 1200-1800 by Donald McDonald (1908)
"Of barleys, the rathripe or patney in Oxfordshire, the Scotch barley in Lincolnshire, and the wheat barley in Staffordshire, shaped like barley, ..."

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