Stephen Bahl (nedu) wrote in copwsrowtel,
Stephen Bahl
nedu
copwsrowtel

Like "trident" with a missing "t."

"Rident"

Laughing; cheerful.

[From Latin ridere (to laugh) which is also the source of ridiculous,
deride, and risible.]

"Mamma was gracious and happy. Hetty was radiant and rident." --William Makepeace Thackeray; The Virginians; 1859
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