Ranforce
Ranforce \Ran"force`\ (r[a^]n"f[=o]rs`), n. [Cf. F. renforcer.] See {Re[eum]nforce}. [Obs.] --Bailey. [1913 Webster]

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  • Reenforce — Re [ e]n*force , n. [See {Re[ e]nforce}, v., and cf. {Ranforce}, {Reinforce}.] Something which re[ e]nforces or strengthens. Specifically: (a) That part of a cannon near the breech which is thicker than the rest of the piece, so as better to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reinforce — Reenforce Re [ e]n*force , n. [See {Re[ e]nforce}, v., and cf. {Ranforce}, {Reinforce}.] Something which re[ e]nforces or strengthens. Specifically: (a) That part of a cannon near the breech which is thicker than the rest of the piece, so as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ramforce ring — var. ranforce ring. Sturmy Mariner s Mag. v. 48 (plate) …   Useful english dictionary

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