There are 3 definitions of rode in English:

rode1

Line breaks: rode
Pronunciation: /rəʊd
 
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past of ride.

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Word of the day apposite
Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something

There are 3 definitions of rode in English:

rode2

Line breaks: rode
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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There are 3 definitions of rode in English:

rode3

Line breaks: rode
Pronunciation: /rəʊd
 
/

noun

Nautical, North American
A rope, especially one securing an anchor or trawl.
More 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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