a triangular sail set on the aftermost mast of a vessel, especially a fishing vessel, to head it into the wind; trysail.
noun 1. a place where equitation is taught.
noun, plural ridleys. 1. Also called Atlantic ridley, bastard ridley, bastard turtle. a gray sea turtle, Lepidochelys kempii, of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of North America, about 24 inches (61 cm) long, previously thought to be a hybrid of the loggerhead and green turtles: an endangered species. 2. Also called olive ridley, Pacific ridley. […]
noun, plural ridottos. 1. a public ball or dance with music and often in masquerade, popular in the 18th century. noun (pl) -tos 1. an entertainment with music and dancing, often in masquerade: popular in 18th-century England
verb (used with object), rid or ridded, ridding. 1. to clear, disencumber, or free of something objectionable (usually followed by of): I want to rid the house of mice. In my opinion, you’d be wise to rid yourself of the smoking habit. 2. to relieve or disembarrass (usually followed by of): to rid the mind […]