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Origin of roach1
Words nearby roach
Definition for roach (2 of 4)
noun, plural roach·es, (especially collectively) roach.
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Definition for roach (3 of 4)
- the upward curve at the foot of a square sail.
- (loosely) a convexity given to any of the edges of a sail; round.
verb (used with object)
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Definition for roach (4 of 4)
Example sentences from the Web for roach
A single sticky-end strand can’t jerk a heavy roach into the air, so when prey bumps the silk, the resident spider rushes to add extra strands to its big catch.How a tiny spider uses silk to lift prey 50 times its own weight|Susan Milius|February 3, 2021|Science News
In one case, a prisoner at Stateville Correctional Center filed a grievance to complain about roaches crawling over him as he slept.The Way Prisoners Flag Guard Abuse, Inadequate Health Care and Unsanitary Conditions Is Broken|by Shannon Heffernan, WBEZ|December 2, 2020|ProPublica
“We’ve got data that’s confirmed both the saving and current account dynamic in a much more dramatic fashion than even I was looking for,” Roach told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday.‘It’s all about the dollar:’ As the greenback strengthens, the markets tumble|Bernhard Warner|September 24, 2020|Fortune
The best answer Sutton offers is a statement by the preacher John Roach Stratton back in 1918.
Will crunchy parents be running to the pet stores for roach farms?More Germs, Less Asthma? Study Shows Babies Exposed to Bacteria and Dander at Less Risk|Brandy Zadrozny|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You are what you eat,” Roach writes, “but more than that, you are how you eat.
“Sure,” the one guy says, and passes over a roach (the end of a joint).Getting a Mile High: Legally Stoned in Colorado After Initiative 64|Winston Ross|January 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Each bowed his or her head, and Roach responded in turn with a warm, toothy smile.
The sun first sees the brook in the meadow where some roach swim under a bulging root of ash.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies
A flash of silver through the air, then a puff of wind, and a red-finned, black-backed roach of about 8-oz.
The Chub always liking their fly tied large, the Dace and Roach preferring theirs small.
Its stomach contained fragments of beetles and a large roach.Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala|William E. Duellman
The Broads and rivers abound with bream and roach; and there are pike, perch, and eels.