Rode

Definitions

  • A Cossack Rode Right up to Him and Lashed Him over The Back 258
    A Cossack Rode Right up to Him and Lashed Him over The Back 258
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Rode imp. of Ride.
    • n Rode Redness; complexion. "His rode was red."
    • n Rode See Rood, the cross.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Armored knights raised their visors to identify themselves when they rode past their king. This custom has become the modern military salute.
    • rode Preterit of ride.
    • n rode An obsolete form of road.
    • n rode A Middle English form of rood.
    • n rode A Middle English form of rud.
    • n rode A rope attached to a boat-anchor or killock.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Eddie Arcaro, one of the greatest jockeys in horse race history, rode 250 losers before he won his first race. Ultimately, Arcaro won 4,779 races including five Derby winners, six in the Preakness, and six in the Belmont Stakes, on such famous horses as Whirlaway, Citation, and Kelso.
    • pa.t Rode rōd of ride.
    • n Rode rōd (Spens.) a raid, an incursion: also, a roadstead.
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Quotations

  • Stephen B. Leacock
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    “Lord Ronald said nothing; he flung himself from the room, flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions.”
  • Josh Billings
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    “The more humble a man is before God the more he will be exalted; the more humble he is before man, the more he will get rode roughshod.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Rud
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Road.

Usage

In literature:

The man was idly twirling the end of his rope and singing a song as he rode.
"Prairie Flowers" by James B. Hendryx
The cibolero now rode forth upon his shining black.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
Then of a sudden he reached the brow of a low hill and rode swiftly out into the spectral light.
"Laramie Holds the Range" by Frank H. Spearman
Across the hill the old man rode to Millwood, and as he rode his head was bent forward in troubled thought.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
Sometimes he rode with a guide; more often he rode alone.
"Roosevelt in the Bad Lands" by Hermann Hagedorn
They rode astride, wore plain shirtwaists and divided skirts.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
So one day a company of the men, with Glum and Thorarin his brother at their head, rode into the Dales to the door of Hauskuld's dwelling.
"The Red Romance Book" by Various
He rode on heedlessly and recklessly, as he did all things.
"The Children of Odin" by Padraic Colum
At this moment Mr. Milton arrived at the spot, and had apparently recognized the two gentlemen as they rode across the field.
"A Lieutenant at Eighteen" by Oliver Optic
I mounted him and rode around and it was just like a rocking chair.
"How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion or, The Funny Experiences of a Raw Recruit - 1887" by George W. Peck
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In poetry:

For I have slaine the fairest sir knighte,
That ever rode on a steede ;
So have I done the fairest lady,
That ever ware womans weede.
"The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard" by Anonymous British
At last there came a youthful knight,
From a strange and far countrie,
The steed that he rode was white as the foam
Upon a stormy sea.
"The Troubadour. Canto 4" by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
We rode o’er hills that seemed to sweep
Skyward like swelling waves;
The living stirred not in their sleep,
The dead slept in their graves.
"The Night Ride" by Victor James Daley
HE RODE along one splendid noon,
When all the hills were lit with Spring,
And through the bushland throbbed a croon
Of every living, hopeful thing.
"The Living Picture" by Edward Dyson
" You rode with kings on hills of green,
And lovely queens have served you banquet,
Sweet wine from berries bruised they brought
And shyly sought the lips which drank it.
"The Lanawn Shee" by Francis Ledwidge
To the barrier of the fight
Rode at last a sable Knight.
Sir Knight! your name and scutcheon say!
Should I speak it here,
Ye would stand aghast with fear;
I am a Prince of mighty sway!
"The Black Knight. (From The German Of Uhland)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

London police are looking for six suspects who allegedly rode into a busy mall on three motorcycles, smashed a display window of a jewelry store and rode off with $3 million of jewels.
Purdue rode its run game and its defense to a 54-16 win against Eastern Michigan, improving to 2-1 before a bye week.
Not unlike the tugboat they rode in on, the 2A state champion Skagway girls' basketball team powered into Haines this week.
ARM rode the wave of growing tablet and smartphone demand to a second-quarter financial numbers that outperformed the chip market.
Steve saddled Old Snort and rode him down to the Mule Barn late in the afternoon, after chores were done.
I first cycled these three bike trails in 1992, then rode them again this year.
Science teacher Laura Gould said she rode from Blyn for the event.
Louisiana native Kent Desormeaux rode Summer Bird , who ran a mile-and-a-quarter on a sloppy track in 2:02.83.
OK, so I rode and issed a few tickets with the UHP's TACT (Ticketing Agressive Cars and Trucks) program.
(AP) — Michael Lyons scored 26 points and Air Force rode an 18-0 second-half run to a 65-49 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday afternoon.
Nearly twice as many people as projected rode Amtrak's.
STEUBENVILLE — It was raining when Sunim Daeung rode across the Market Street bridge Sunday afternoon.
The Wildcats easily rode away with the title for the 11th straight year after winning all three district meets handily.
Man struck in hit-and-run Sunday night rode his bicycle here from Michigan.
Brandon Rode has been in and out of jail more than 35 times.
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In science:

Dit Riemannoppervlak vormt een rode draad door het proefschrift.
Topological Strings and Quantum Curves
Vandenberg-Rodes of various joint pro jects whose results are reviewed in these notes, and to numerous other colleagues for discussions that helped improve the author’s understanding of the sub ject. T.
Recent progress on the Random Conductance Model
The following lemma, which arose in the writing of a proof in Biskup, Louidor, Rozinov and Vandenberg-Rodes , can sometimes be useful in applications: Lemma 2.6.
Recent progress on the Random Conductance Model
All except (5.23) in this result is due to Berger, Biskup, Hoffman and Kozma ; the property (5.23) was derived only recently in Biskup, Louidor, Rozinov and Vandenberg-Rodes .
Recent progress on the Random Conductance Model
We rode the lift up, skied down and when I took off my gloves my fingers were all white.
Classical Chaos and its Quantum Manifestations
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