Examples from the Web for roderick
Nothing Lasts Forever was written by Roderick Thorp and published in 1979.Seriously, ‘Die Hard’ Was a Novel Before It Was a Movie and a Good One|Malcolm Jones|December 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He did so, when Captain Roderick was seen stretched on his couch.The Two Supercargoes|W.H.G. Kingston
Having this expedition in view, he secured the appointment of his cousin, Roderick McKenzie, to his own department.The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company|George Bryce
Realizing the truth of this, Roderick snapped on his light and sent its rays gleaming straight down the corridor.The Red Lure|Roy J. Snell
Roderick stood looking at him for a moment with a strange hardness in his face.
So that now I do venture to say I 'm acquainted with Mr. Roderick!
Word Origin and History for roderick
also Roderic, masc. proper name, from Old High German Hroderich, literally "ruling in fame," from hruod- "fame, glory" + Proto-Germanic *rikja "rule" (see rich). Italian and Spanish Rodrigo, Russian Rurik are from German.