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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: rove (0.00963 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to rove.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: rove mengembara, menjelajahi, ngembara
English → English (WordNet) Definition: rove reeve n : female ruff v 1: pass a rope through; “reeve an opening” 2: pass through a hole or opening; “reeve a rope” 3: fasten by passing through a hole or around something [also: rove] rove v : move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; “The gypsies roamed the woods”; “roving vagabonds”; “the wandering Jew”; “The cattle roam across the prairie”; “the laborers drift from one town to the next”; “They rolled from town to town” [syn: roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, range, drift, vagabond] rove See reeve
English → English (gcide) Definition: Rove Reeve \Reeve\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rove (r?v); p. pr. & vb. n. Reeving.] [Cf. D. reven. See Reef, n. & v. t.] (Naut.) To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like. [1913 Webster] Rove \Rove\, v. t. 1. To wander over or through. [1913 Webster] Roving the field, I chanced A goodly tree far distant to behold. --milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To plow into ridges by turning the earth of two furrows together. [1913 Webster] Rove \Rove\, n. The act of wandering; a ramble. [1913 Webster] In thy nocturnal rove one moment halt. --Young. [1913 Webster] Rove beetle (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of beetles of the family Staphylinid[ae], having short elytra beneath which the wings are folded transversely. They are rapid runners, and seldom fly. [1913 Webster] Rove \Rove\ (r[=o]v), v. t. [perhaps fr. or akin to reeve.] 1. To draw through an eye or aperture. [1913 Webster] 2. To draw out into flakes; to card, as wool. --Jamieson. [1913 Webster] 3. To twist slightly; to bring together, as slivers of wool or cotton, and twist slightly before spinning. [1913 Webster] Rove \Rove\ (r[=o]v), n. 1. A copper washer upon which the end of a nail is clinched in boat building. [1913 Webster] 2. A roll or sliver of wool or cotton drawn out and slighty twisted, preparatory to further process; a roving. [1913 Webster] Rove \Rove\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Roved; p. pr. & vb. n. Roving.] [Cf. D. rooven to rob; akin to E. reave. See Reave, Rob.] 1. To practice robbery on the seas; to wander about on the seas in piracy. [Obs.] --Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, to wander; to ramble; to rauge; to go, move, or pass without certain direction in any manner, by sailing, walking, riding, flying, or otherwise. [1913 Webster] For who has power to walk has power to rove. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 3. (Archery) To shoot at rovers; hence, to shoot at an angle of elevation, not at point-blank (rovers usually being beyond the point-blank range). [1913 Webster] Fair Venus' son, that with thy cruel dart At that good knight so cunningly didst rove. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Syn: To wander; roam; range; ramble stroll. [1913 Webster]


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