a ruined Cistercian abbey near Helmsley in Yorkshire: built in the 12th century and abandoned at the dissolution of the monasteries; landscaped in the 18th century
verb (used with object), riffed, riffing. Informal. 1. to discharge (a person) from military or civil service, especially as part of an economy program. noun 1. Er [er] /ɛr/ (Show IPA) a mountainous coastal region in N Morocco. noun 1. Military. a reduction in the personnel of an armed service or unit. 2. a reduction […]
noun, plural rifacimenti [ri-fah-chi-men-tee; Italian ree-fah-chee-men-tee] /rɪˌfɑ tʃɪˈmɛn ti; Italian riˌfɑ tʃiˈmɛn ti/ (Show IPA) 1. a recast or adaptation, as of a literary or musical work.
noun, Islam. 1. a band of dervishes who achieved ecstasy during prayer by violent body movements and self-inflicted pain: formed in the 12th century; outlawed in 1925.
noun 1. a drug used in the treatment of tuberculosis, meningitis, and leprosy