Anne rice

Anne, born 1941, U.S. novelist.
Dan (Daniel McLaren) 1823–1900, U.S. circus clown, circus owner, and Union patriot.
Elmer, 1892–1967, U.S. playwright.
Jerry Lee, born 1962, U.S. football player.
[grant-luh nd] /ˈgrænt lənd/ (Show IPA), 1880–1954, U.S. journalist.
Contemporary Examples

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Anne Rice’s Favorite Reads Anne Rice October 26, 2009

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Examining the Many Novels on Jesus Christ David Masciotra December 23, 2012

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A Facebook post by ‘Interview With the Vampire’ author anne rice poking fun at ‘Twilight’ caused a furor among Team Edward.
Anne Rice on Sparkly Vampires, ‘Twilight,’ ‘True Blood,’ and Werewolves Marlow Stern November 22, 2011

anne rice, the popular novelist most famous for the Vampire Chronicles, planned to pull off the same feat with a trilogy of books.
Examining the Many Novels on Jesus Christ David Masciotra December 23, 2012

anne rice is the author of 29 books, and is perhaps best known for the Vampire Chronicles.
Anne Rice’s Favorite Reads Anne Rice October 26, 2009

an erect grass, Oryza sativa, that grows in East Asia on wet ground and has drooping flower spikes and yellow oblong edible grains that become white when polished
the grain of this plant
(transitive) (US & Canadian) to sieve (potatoes or other vegetables) to a coarse mashed consistency, esp with a ricer
Elmer, original name Elmer Reizenstein. 1892–1967, US dramatist. His plays include The Adding Machine (1923) and Street Scene (1929), which was made into a musical by Kurt Weill in 1947
noun acronym
rest, ice, compression, elevation: the recommended procedure for controlling inflammation in injured limbs or joints

an acronym for the suggested treatment for a minor muscle or tissue injury: rest, ice, compression, elevation

RICE helps reduce swelling and restrict the spread of bruising, accelerating the healing process.
Word Origin


mid-13c., from Old French ris, from Italian riso, from Latin oriza, from Greek oryza “rice,” via an Indo-Iranian language (cf. Pashto vriže, Old Persian brizi), ultimately from Sanskrit vrihi-s “rice.” The Greek word is the ultimate source of all European words (Welsh reis, German reis, Lithuanian rysai, Serbo-Croatian riza, Polish ryż, etc.). Introduced 1647 in the Carolinas. Rice paper (1822), originally used in China, Japan, etc., is made from straw of rice.


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