noun, plural ridleys.
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.
Also called olive ridley, Pacific ridley. an olive-colored sea turtle, L. olivacea, similar to L. kempii, inhabiting tropical waters of the Indian, Pacific, and South Atlantic oceans: threatened or endangered throughout its range.
Nicholas, c1500–55, English bishop, reformer, and martyr.
a town in SE Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia.
Nicholas. ?1500–55, English bishop, who helped to revise the liturgy under Edward VI. He was burnt at the stake for refusing to disavow his Protestant beliefs when Mary I assumed the throne
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 […]
noun 1. Dame Lucie, original name Lucie Gomperz. 1902–95, British potter, born in Austria
noun 1. an amphibolic mineral, silicate of sodium and iron, occurring usually in feldspathoid rocks.