rode

Definition of rode

 (Entry 1 of 2)

past tense and chiefly dialectal past participle of ride

rode

noun
\ ˈrōd How to pronounce rode (audio) \

Definition of rode (Entry 2 of 2)

: a line (as of rope or chain) used to attach an anchor to a boat

First Known Use of rode

Noun

1612, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rode

Noun

origin unknown

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“Rode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rode. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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past tense of ride

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