Middle English Dictionary Entry

rīmen v.(3)
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

Note: Cp. irimen v., roumen v.
(a) To retreat, depart; die; refl. depart, go away; depart from (a land), leave; ~ abak (ayen), retreat; ~ flet, give ground; (b) to clear a way; clear (a way), clear (a path of enemies); (c) to open up (sth.), prepare; make room for (sb.); ~ up, clear up (a garden), tidy up; (d) refl.to draw oneself up, sit up straight; (e) to extend, spread; (f) to become clear, become empty.