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Origin of rood
Words nearby rood
Example sentences from the Web for rood
The pulpit, approached by the rood staircase, is of the same date.Somerset|G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
Rood loft, the place in the church where the images were set up.
A memorandum in the churchwardens' accounts speak of him setting up a pair of organs on the rood loft.Bell's Cathedrals: Wimborne Minster and Christchurch Priory|Thomas Perkins
Every statement which Rood made, as Bartlett knows, is a lie.My Attainment of the Pole|Frederick A. Cook
Every rood of this region had been in possession of that humming army over there.The Long Roll|Mary Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for rood
- a crucifix, esp one set on a beam or screen at the entrance to the chancel of a church
- (as modifier)rood beam; rood arch; rood screen