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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Roger A black flag with white skull and crossbones, formerly used by pirates; -- called also Jolly Roger and pirate flag.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Roger Williams on his Way to Visit the Chief of the Narragansett Indians Roger Williams on his Way to Visit the Chief of the Narragansett Indians
Roger Williams's Meeting-House Roger Williams's Meeting-House

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1962, the first Wal-Mart opened up in Rogers, Arkansas
    • n roger A ram. See Collins Miscellanies (1742), p. 116.
    • n roger A rogue. [Old cant.]
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister
    • n Roger roj′ėr (prov.) ram: a rogue
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  • Bob Thaves
    Bob Thaves
    “Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but she did it backwards and in high heels.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From a proper name Roger,


In literature:

Mr. Farrington and Roger, who sat in front, were in the gayest of spirits and everything was promising for a happy journey.
"Patty's Summer Days" by Carolyn Wells
Don't be alarmed, Roger.
"Patty's Success" by Carolyn Wells
The reconciliation took place under the auspices of Rogers, and at a dinner given by the latter for that purpose.
"My Recollections of Lord Byron" by Teresa Guiccioli
Besides, there was no telling if Roger could get through, and he would not leave the crowd in the second automobile in the lurch.
"Dave Porter and His Rivals" by Edward Stratemeyer
First, Bill Rogers, wanted for stage robbery and murder, took to his heels and sped down the street.
"The Grain Ship" by Morgan Robertson
I trusted to Roger to get me out of that difficulty, for he knew Roger, evidently, and me too, though not very well, I judged.
"Margarita's Soul" by Ingraham Lovell
At Nismes, Court first met Jacques Roger, who afterwards proved of great assistance to him in his work.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
And Daddy," she turned, making a brave effort to laugh, "you promise to take care of Uncle Roger, too!
"Where the Souls of Men are Calling" by Credo Harris
The boatswain even called Rogers a traitor.
"Famous Privateersmen and Adventurers of the Sea" by Charles H. L. Johnston
So Roger gazed at Ruth Somerville.
"Three Women" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Roger or no Roger I must have her a child.
"Once on a Time" by A. A. Milne
Rogers will return to Boston by the way of Lexington and will stay over night at Jonathan Raymond's tavern.
"Ben Comee" by M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan
Saith Friar Roger, Nothing is ever destroyed.
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
Roger, son of Roger of Salisbury, 134.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
And yet I did not believe that I was in love with Roger Dale.
"A Romantic Young Lady" by Robert Grant
In the back were the two girls with Dave and Roger.
"Dave Porter and the Runaways" by Edward Stratemeyer
I know your story, Roger; seek not to impose upon me.
"Robin Hood" by Paul Creswick
Our hero had promised Roger Morr that he would pay the senator's son a visit.
"Dave Porter and His Double" by Edward Stratemeyer
Rogers had been unfair.
"All Day Wednesday" by Richard Olin
"The Girls and I" by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth

In poetry:

I kenne Syr Roger from afar,
Tryppynge over the Lea,
Ich ask whie the loverds son
Is moe than mee.
"Eclogue The Third" by Thomas Chatterton
I SAY that Roger Casement
Did what he had to do.
He died upon the gallows,
But that is nothing new.
"Roger Casement" by William Butler Yeats
Rogers, will not future story
Tell thy glorious fame?
And in hues of living glory
Robe thy spotless name?
"N. P. Rogers" by Effie Afton
Sir Roger Hever of Harcliffe too,--
His sister's son was he,--
Sir David Lambwell, well esteemed,
But saved he could not be;
"Chevy Chase" by Henry Morley
There was Roger the monk, that used to make
All monkery his glee;
And Midge, on whom Robin had never turned
His face but tenderly;
"Robin Hood, An Outlaw." by James Henry Leigh Hunt
There's Wat aye tries to glowre and sigh
That I may guess the cause;
But, Jenny--like, I hate to spell
Dumb Roger's hums and ha's.
"I’m Tibby Fowler O’ The Glen" by Susanna Blamire

In news:

Someone claiming to be Clay Matthews on Facebook (Packers player) posted the "direct phone number" to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Roger Voisinet, Re/Max Realty Specialists 974-1800.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stuns Roger Federer.
Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer, will meet Rafael Nadal in 4th straight Grand Slam final.
Roger Federer beats Novak Djokovic to reach final.
Roger Federer snaps Novak Djokovic's streak to reach French Open final.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, pictured here in file photo, announced on Sept 5, 2012 that the NFL has pledged $30 million for medical research to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health.
Roger Waters Producers: Bob Ezrin, Waters, David Gilmour Released: Nov '79, Columbia 25 weeks.
He started 43-0, but fell to Roger Federer in the semifinals at Roland Garros.
Grandparents are Roger and Marjorie Ormand and Bruce and Diane Tollefson, all of Aberdeen.
Tom Shales has joined Roger Ebert to blog for the Sun-Times.
Roger Bernadina scores winning run in 11th inning on Kurt Suzuki bunt, Houston's bad defense.
Miss Rogers is the granddaughter of Mary Jean Sanderson of Mayfield and the late James E Sanderson, and the late Charlie and Mildred Rogers.
Eighteen -month-old Mary Blair Rogers watches a singing group perform during Tigerama with her parents, Elizabeth and Drew Rogers of Greenville, at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson Friday night.
Ryan Nielsen's 318 arm farts might not be in the same discussion with Roger Bannister's 4 minute mile or Roger Maris' 61 home runs but it sure is impressive to watch.

In science:

In the case L → ∞ and j = 0, it is the so called Rogers-Selberg identity.
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
The corresponding computation in [F9] for the finite affine groups needed both Rogers-Ramanujan identities.
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
This demystifies the Bailey’s Lemma proofs of the Rogers-Ramanujan identities, which strike this author as unmotivated.
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
Bai] Bailey, W.N., Identities of the Rogers-Ramanujan type, Proc.
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
Rogers, L.J., Second memoir on the expansion of certain infinite products, Proc.
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
Wilson, The Rogers-Ramanujan identities: Lie theoretic interpretation and proof, Proc.
Generalized vertex algebras generated by parafermion-like vertex operators
Wilson, A Lie theoretic interpretation and proof of the Rogers-Ramanujan identities, Adv.
Generalized vertex algebras generated by parafermion-like vertex operators
J. F. van Diejen, “On certain multiple Bailey, Rogers and Dougall type summation formulas”, Publ.
A simple proof of Bailey's very-well-poised 6-psi-6 summation
Rogers, “Third memoir on the expansion of certain infinite products”, Proc.
A simple proof of Bailey's very-well-poised 6-psi-6 summation
Roger Howe, Remarks on classical invariant theory, Trans.
The Hodge Conjecture for general Prym varieties
Rogers, A global theory of supermanifolds, J.
An extension of the method of characteristic to a system of Partial Differential Operators-- an application to the Weyl equation with external field by "Super Hamiltonian path-integral method"
In each case, we may use Kolmogorov’s lemma [see, e.g., Rogers and Williams (1994), page 59] to establish that X (t) has a continuous version on [0, 1]d .
Estimation of fractal dimension for a class of Non-Gaussian stationary processes and fields
Marko Stoˇsi´c and Roger Picken Departamento de Matem´atica and CEMAT - Centro de Matem´atica e Aplica¸c˜oes Instituto Superior T´ecnico Av.
Parasupersymmetric Quantum Mechanics of Order 3 and a Generalized Witten Index
Rogers, pects of Evolutionary Computing, edited by L.
Generalized Evolutionary Algorithm based on Tsallis Statistics
Rogers for their support for the test preparation.
Beam Test of a Prototype Detector Array for the PoGO Astronomical Hard X-Ray/Soft Gamma-Ray Polarimeter