the crime, typically committed by a man, of forcing another person to have sexual intercourse with the offender against their will.
he denied two charges of attempted rape
the wanton destruction or spoiling of a place or area.
the rape of the Russian countryside
a plant of the cabbage family with bright yellow, heavily scented flowers, especially a variety ( oilseed rape ) grown for its oil-rich seed and as stockfeed.
They were back in the country, surrounded by fields of bright yellow oilseed rape .
the stalks and skins of grapes left after winemaking, used in making vinegar.
(in the UK) any of the six ancient divisions of Sussex.
Their equivalents in the Danelaw were wapen-takes, in Kent lathes, in Yorkshire ridings, and in Sussex rapes .