a seam or scratch filled with scale or slag on the surface of an ingot or bar.
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How to use roke in a sentence
She was as lean as a man at the hips, and finned away like a mermaid, as became a daughter of the Old roke.
He looked at her as if the Old roke himself had clambered into the boat, with his spell of doom.
Thus "sheaf" and "reek" are in Norfolk "shoaf" and "roke;" and "smeath," a table land, is evidently from "smooth."
Later, when the roke—by Velasquez was being talked of, I went with him to see the picture.John M. Synge: A Few Personal Recollections, with Biographical Notes | John Masefield