noun Older Slang.
- rosas, juan manuel de,
- roscius, quintus,
- rose acacia,
- rose aphid
Origin of roscoe
Examples from the Web for roscoe
So quipped U.S. Sen. Roscoe Conkling of New York 130 years ago.
In January, Bernie Cervantes Villegas, 36, and Roscoe Cambridge, 29, were killed in separate incidents.Amid Days of Riots, Residents Wonder If Anaheim is Most Dangerous Place on Earth|Maria Elena Fernandez|July 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Dr. Roscoe Brown, 87, squadron commander of the 332nd Fighter Group, tells Marlow Stern about being a real Tuskegee Airman.Dr. Roscoe Brown, A Real-Life Tuskegee Airman, Tells His ‘Red Tails’ Story|Marlow Stern|January 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So many to pick from, but one restaurant really has a piece of my heart, literally: Roscoe's Chicken Waffles.
Was that why Roscoe Bent had been so interested in the little hunting shack on the mountain?Tom Slade with the Colors|Percy K. Fitzhugh
And yet they were days of a strange contentment which Roscoe had never felt before.The Grizzly King|James Oliver Curwood
Putting each pile separately, Miss Roscoe rapidly tore open the two ballot sets, and glanced over them.The Youngest Girl in the Fifth|Angela Brazil
He cleared his throat and finished quietly: "Roscoe, will you take a month's vacation and come back and go to it?"The Turmoil|Booth Tarkington
Roscoe looked up at the sky and back at Tom, and perhaps he found a kind of reassurance in93 that stolid face.Tom Slade Motorcycle Dispatch Bearer|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
"revolver," 1914, criminals' slang, from the proper name, for some reason.