verb (used with object), rued, ru·ing.
verb (used without object), rued, ru·ing.
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Origin of rue1
OTHER WORDS FROM rueruer, nounun·rued, adjective
Definition for rue (2 of 2)
Origin of rue2
Example sentences from the Web for rue
A vast and enthusiastic audience thronged, with joyous clatter, through narrow Rues Mazarine and Dauphine, coming from the river.The Stones of Paris in History and Letters, Volume I (of 2)|Benjamin Ellis Martin
Gratte-les-rues, a huge ruffian with a squint, straightway shouldered his musket and left the room.Tales from Blackwood|Various
La sombre masse se dtache de la ville aux rues tortueuses comme une haute statue de son pidestal.How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
This conflagration forced us to leave the barricades of the Rues de Flandre and Riquet.History of the Commune of 1871|P. Lissagary
Cf. the proverb of Hending—'ofte rap reweth,' often haste rues it.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer