ridley


ridley

noun, plural rid·leys.

  1. Also called Atlantic ridley, bastard ridley, bastard turtle. a gray sea turtle, Lepidochelys kempii, of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of North America, about 24 inches (61 cm) long, previously thought to be a hybrid of the loggerhead and green turtles: an endangered species.
  2. Also called olive ridley, Pacific ridley. an olive-colored sea turtle, L. olivacea, similar to L. kempii, inhabiting tropical waters of the Indian, Pacific, and South Atlantic oceans: threatened or endangered throughout its range.

noun

  1. Nicholas,c1500–55, English bishop, reformer, and martyr.
  2. a town in SE Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia.

noun

  1. Nicholas . ?1500–55, English bishop, who helped to revise the liturgy under Edward VI. He was burnt at the stake for refusing to disavow his Protestant beliefs when Mary I assumed the throne

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