Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.


[ree-duh] /ˈri də/
noun, plural rhedas, rhedae
[ree-dee, -dahy] /ˈri di, -daɪ/ (Show IPA)
(in ancient Rome) a four-wheeled traveling carriage.
Origin of rheda
< Latin raeda, r(h)ēda < Gaulish; cf. palfrey Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for rheda
Historical Examples
  • A harsh cry of command or warning rang out ahead, and the rheda stopped short with a jolt.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne
  • Glancing cautiously up and down the street, Calavius approached the rheda.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne
  • Apparet uter esset insidiator; uter nihil cogitaret mali: cum alter veheretur in rheda, penulatus, unà sederet uxor.

  • A distance of one hundred miles was no extraordinary day's journey for him in a rheda, such as we have described it.

    The Caesars Thomas de Quincey
  • Allusion is here made to the rheda (the travelling-coach) or the carruca (a comfortable, nay, magnificent equipage).

  • With keen eyes that shifted nervously, he hurried down toward the rheda.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne

Word of the Day

Nearby words for rheda

Word Value for rheda

Scrabble Words With Friends