The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Table at currency.
  • n. A strip of cloth or leather used to support the shoe at the heel.

Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the border of an area of land, especially marsh-land
  • n. a strip of meat
  • n. a strip of leather used to fit the heels of a shoe
  • n. a single rod woven in and out of the stakes
  • n. a rocky slope, especially the area over a river valley; specifically, the Rand
  • n. The currency of South Africa, divided into 100 cents.
  • v. To rant; to storm.

the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A border; edge; margin.
  • n. A long, fleshy piece, as of beef, cut from the flank or leg; a sort of steak.
  • n. A thin inner sole for a shoe; also, a leveling slip of leather applied to the sole before attaching the heel.
  • n. Rim; edge; border.
  • n. The monetary unit of the Union of South Africa.
  • verb-intransitive. To rant; to storm.

The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A margin, border, or edge, as the bank of a stream.
  • n. A strip or slice of flesh cut from the margin of a part or from between two parts.
  • n. A hank of line or twine; a strip of leather.
  • n. Rushes on the borders and edges of land near a river.
  • n. In shoemaking:
  • n. The edge of the upper-leather; a seam of a shoe.
  • n. A thin inner shoe-sole, as of cork.
  • n. One of the slips beneath the heel of a sole to bring the rounding surface to a level ready to receive the lifts of the heel: distinctively called heel-rand. See cut under boot.
  • To storm; rant.

WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese
  • n. the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents
  • n. United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism (1905-1982)

Word Usage

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