rivlin /rivˈlin/ (Scot)
1. A shoe moulded from untanned hide, worn with the hair to the outside
2. (in pl) tatters, rags
ORIGIN: OE rifling, ON hriflinger hide shoe

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variant of riveling1.

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  • RIVLIN, JOSEPH JOEL — (1889–1971), Israeli educator and scholar of Arabic language and literature. Born in jerusalem , Rivlin was the son of Reuven Rivlin, the last secretary of the general council of Keneset Yisrael. His mother, a sister of avraham shapira , died… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • RIVLIN, ELIEZER — (1889–1942), historian and journalist in Ereẓ Israel. Rivlin was born in Jerusalem into one of its old established families. He went into business and then became the secretary of the United Old Age Home in Jerusalem. As a young man, he became a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • RIVLIN, HARRY N. — RIVLIN, HARRY N. (1904–1991), U.S. educator. Born in New York, Rivlin was a schoolteacher before joining the department of education at the City College of New York. In 1939, he organized and headed the department of education at the newly… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • RIVLIN, SHELOMO ZALMAN — (1886–1962), ḥazzan, composer, and rabbi, son of yosef rivlin . Rivlin studied liturgical music with A.Z. Idelsohn. For 60 years, he was ḥazzan of the Shirat Israel Synagogue in Jerusalem, and founded and directed its school for ḥazzanim and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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