What does the word rye mean?

Usage examples for rye

  1. The harvest was poor, the rye- straw is short, and the grains of wheat are small. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  2. The present Rye House is modern, but attached to it are some remains of the old House, some account of which must be given here. – Hertfordshire by Herbert W Tompkins
  3. A Romany rye is a gypsy gentleman. – Black-Eyed Susan by Ethel Calvert Phillips