Rove

12 Definitions of Rove

The meaning of the word rove, the definition of Rove:

n. - A copper washer upon which the end of a nail is clinched in boat building.

n. - A roll or sliver of wool or cotton drawn out and slighty twisted, preparatory to further process; a roving.

n. - The act of wandering; a ramble.

imp. & p. p. - of Reeve

v. t. - To draw through an eye or aperture.

v. t. - To draw out into flakes; to card, as wool.

v. t. - To twist slightly; to bring together, as slivers of wool or cotton, and twist slightly before spinning.

v. i. - To practice robbery on the seas; to wander about on the seas in piracy.

v. i. - Hence, to wander; to ramble; to rauge; to go, move, or pass without certain direction in any manner, by sailing, walking, riding, flying, or otherwise.

v. i. - To shoot at rovers; hence, to shoot at an angle of elevation, not at point-blank (rovers usually being beyond the point-blank range).

v. t. - To wander over or through.

v. t. - To plow into ridges by turning the earth of two furrows together.


The word "rove" uses 4 letters: E O R V

Direct anagrams of rove:

over

Words formed by adding one letter before or after rove, or to rove in any order:

b - bevor   c - cover   d - drove roved   g - grove   h - hover   i - vireo   l - lover   m - mover vomer   n - roven   p - prove   r - rover   s - overs roves servo verso   t - overt trove voter   w - vower  

Shorter words found within rove:

er oe or ore re rev roe voe

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