- abundance; plenty.
Origin of routh
First recorded in 1710–20; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for routh
He that has routh o' butter may butter his bread on baith sides.The Proverbs of Scotland
This threat seemed to produce its effect, and even Routh obeyed.The Missing Ship
W. H. G. Kingston
Jimmy understood that the game lay between Routh and Segouin.Dubliners
Jean made the pack of the coming father as routh as a magic cave.The Lost Pibroch
They overtook the Routh party at the beginning of the mountain-path.A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life.
Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
- abundant; plentiful
C18: of uncertain origin
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