from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense of ride.
- n. Nautical A cable, chain, or rope, especially one attached to the anchor of a small boat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The line from the vessel to its anchor. Also warp.
- v. Simple past of ride.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Redness; complexion.
- imp. of ride.
- n. See rood, the cross.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Preterit of ride.
- n. An obsolete form of road.
- n. A Middle English form of rood.
- n. A Middle English form of rud.
- n. A rope attached to a boat-anchor or killock.
From Middle English at rode, at an anchorage, from rode, a riding; see road.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)