rone

noun (1)
\ ˈrōn \
plural -s

Definition of rone

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scottish

rone

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of rone (Entry 2 of 2)

Scottish
: a rain spout or pipe

First Known Use of rone

Noun (1)

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1750, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rone

Noun (1)

Middle English, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse runnr bush, grove, Norwegian dialect runn, runne bush, runne twig; akin to Old High German rono trunk of a tree, block of wood, Old English rīsan to rise

Noun (2)

origin unknown

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“Rone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rone. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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