There are 3 main definitions of rode in English:

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rode 1

Pronunciation: /rəʊd/
Past of ride.

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There are 3 main definitions of rode in English:

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rode 2

Pronunciation: /rəʊd/

verb

[no object]
(Of a woodcock) fly on a regular circuit in the evening as a territorial display, making sharp calls and grunts: woodcock regularly rode in favourable places
More example sentences
  • I also noted two woodcock roding high overhead.

Origin

Mid 18th century (in the sense 'fly landwards in the evening'): of unknown origin.

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rode 3

Pronunciation: /rəʊd/

noun

Nautical , North American
A rope, especially one securing an anchor or trawl.
Example sentences
  • Some would advise using four anchors two on each rode, with the rodes spread out in a Y.
  • How many boats have anchor rodes strong enough to take such a loading?

Origin

Early 17th century: of unknown origin.

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