Archaic. growing, blooming, or ripening early in the year or season.
(Irish history) a circular enclosure surrounded by an earthen wall: used as a dwelling and stronghold in former times
adjective (archaic or literary)
blossoming or ripening early in the season
eager or prompt
[reyth] /reɪð/ adjective 1. Archaic. growing, blooming, or ripening early in the year or season. /reɪð/ adjective (archaic or literary) 1. blossoming or ripening early in the season 2. eager or prompt
[raht-n-ou] /ˈrɑt nˌaʊ/ noun 1. Walther [vahl-tuh r] /ˈvɑl tər/ (Show IPA), 1867–1922, German industrialist, writer, and statesman. /German ˈraːtənau/ noun 1. Walther (ˈvaltər). 1867–1922, German industrialist and statesman: he organized the German war industries during World War I, became minister of reconstruction (1921) and of foreign affairs (1922), and was largely responsible for the […]
[adverb rath -er, rah-th er; interjection rath -ur, rah-th ur] /adverb ˈræð ər, ˈrɑ ðər; interjection ˈræðˈɜr, ˈrɑˈðɜr/ adverb 1. in a measure; to a certain extent; somewhat: rather good. 2. in some degree: I rather thought you would regret it. 3. more properly or justly; with better reason: The contrary is rather to be […]
Rathke Rath·ke (rät’kə), Martin Heinrich. 1793-1860. German biologist who discovered gill slits and branchial arches in bird and mammal embryos.