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Roke

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Roke A vein of ore.
    • Roke Mist; smoke; damp
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n roke Mist; smoke; damp.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Roke rōk (prov.) mist: smoke
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Reek

Usage

In literature:

N., 462 E. King St., Winona Roke, Rev.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
She was as lean as a man at the hips, and finned away like a mermaid, as became a daughter of the Old Roke.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various
Foller yez in behint, f'r th' thrail'll be fair br-roke.
"The Promise" by James B. Hendryx
Some of the boys attributed this to cowardice, and he was hooted; others suspected Roke, for that was his name, of having killed the sheep.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
The sea-mist is the "sea-fret" and the "sea-roke.
"The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12." by E. Rameur
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In poetry:

Alle heemlen vult de zoete roke
Van een nooit in bloesem uitgebroken
Knoppenzwellende geheimenis:
Zon en regen van de lage luchten
Voelen wij haar wekken en bevruchten
Uit haar beidende bezwijmenis.
"Alle Heemlen Vult De Zoete Roke" by Pieter Cornelis Boutens

In news:

Roke is downgraded from a typhoon to a tropical storm.
Typhoon Roke slammed Japan Wednesday, bringing high winds, driving rain, flooding, landslides and fresh fears for the country's crippled nuclear power plant.
Typhoon Roke from the the Japan Meteorological Agency's MTSAT weather satellite on September 20, 2011 at 0730z.
Stephen Rountree The detection system developed by Roke Manor -- passive bistatic radar -- uses an existing cellphone tower as its transmitter.
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