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Roach   /roʊtʃ/   Listen

Comb (hair) into a roach.
Cut the mane off (a horse).

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"Roach" Quotes from Famous Books

... on the Eutaw creek, flanking the Buffs, and the cavalry under Major Coffin were drawn up in the open field in the rear; these were not numerous. The artillery were posted on the Charleston road and the one leading to Roach's plantation.—The action commenced about a mile from the fountain. Marion and Pickens continued to advance and fire, but the North Carolina militia broke at the third round.—Sumner with the new raised troops, ...
— A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion • William Dobein James

... Michan. There rises a watchtower beheld of men afar. There sleep the mighty dead as in life they slept, warriors and princes of high renown. A pleasant land it is in sooth of murmuring waters, fishful streams where sport the gurnard, the plaice, the roach, the halibut, the gibbed haddock, the grilse, the dab, the brill, the flounder, the pollock, the mixed coarse fish generally and other denizens of the aqueous kingdom too numerous to be enumerated. In the mild breezes of the west and of the east the lofty trees wave in different ...
— Ulysses • James Joyce

Words linked to "Roach" :   Rutilus, Blattodea, dictyopterous insect, Blattella germanica, German cockroach, suborder Blattodea, lop off, genus Rutilus, hairstyle, water bug, flunitrazepan, hairdo, cyprinid fish, suborder Blattaria, Croton bug, Rohypnol, Periplaneta americana, cyprinid, comb, chop off, cut off, butt, Blattaria, Periplaneta australasiae, Blatta orientalis, forget me drug, hair style, blackbeetle, coif, coiffure, stub, crotonbug

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