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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A cross or crucifix.

Usage examples (32)
  • The ancient rood is kept at the museum.
  • A rood is a piece of land one rod wide and forty rods long, that is, the fourth of an acre.
  • Here, by God's rood, is the one maid for me.
  • The plates are of a date too late to show any rood. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Another word that sounds like rood is rude which means impolite or thoughtless.
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