rode

1 of 2

past tense and chiefly dialectal past participle of ride

rode

2 of 2

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

Noun

origin unknown

First Known Use

Noun

1612, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rode was in 1612

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“Rode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rode. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

rode

past of ride

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