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Rood appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • A man, a plan, a caret, a ban, a myriad, a sum, a lac, a liar, a hoop, a pint, a catalpa, a gas, an oil, a bird, a yell, a vat, a caw, a pax, a wag, a tax, a nay, a ram, a cap, a yam, a gay, a tsar, a wall, a car, a luger, a ward, a bin, a woman, a vassal, a wolf, a tuna, a nit, a pall, a fret, a watt, a bay, a daub, a tan, a cab, a datum, a gall, a hat, a fag, a zap, a say, a jaw, a lay, a wet, a gallop, a tug, a trot, a trap, a tram, a torr, a caper, a top, a tonk, a toll, a ball, a fair, a sax, a minim, a tenor, a bass, a passer, a capital, a rut, an amen, a ted, a cabal, a tang, a sun, an ass, a maw, a sag, a jam, a dam, a sub, a salt, an axon, a sail, an ad, a wadi, a radian, a room, a rood, a rip, a tad, a pariah, a revel, a reel, a reed, a pool, a plug, a pin, a peek, a parabola, a dog, a pat, a cud, a nu, a fan, a pal, a rum, a nod, an eta, a lag, an eel, a batik, a mug, a mot, a nap, a maxim, a mood, a leek, a grub, a gob, a gel, a drab, a citadel, a total, a cedar, a tap, a gag, a rat, a manor, a bar, a gal, a cola, a pap, a yaw, a tab, a raj, a gab, a nag, a pagan, a bag, a jar, a bat, a way, a papa, a local, a gar, a baron, a mat, a rag, a gap, a tar, a decal, a tot, a led, a tic, a bard, a leg, a bog, a burg, a keel, a doom, a mix, a map, an atom, a gum, a kit, a baleen, a gala, a ten, a don, a mural, a pan, a faun, a ducat, a pagoda, a lob, a rap, a keep, a nip, a gulp, a loop, a deer, a leer, a lever, a hair, a pad, a tapir, a door, a moor, an aid, a raid, a wad, an alias, an ox, an atlas, a bus, a madam, a jag, a saw, a mass, an anus, a gnat, a lab, a cadet, an em, a natural, a tip, a caress, a pass, a baronet, a minimax, a sari, a fall, a ballot, a knot, a pot, a rep, a carrot, a mart, a part, a tort, a gut, a poll, a gateway, a law, a jay, a sap, a zag, a fat, a hall, a gamut, a dab, a can, a tabu, a day, a batt, a waterfall, a patina, a nut, a flow, a lass, a van, a mow, a nib, a draw, a regular, a call, a war, a stay, a gam, a yap, a cam, a ray, an ax, a tag, a wax, a paw, a cat, a valley, a drib, a lion, a saga, a plat, a catnip, a pooh, a rail, a calamus, a dairyman, a bater, a canal - Panama!
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun rood:


Rood is sometimes a misspelling of rude.

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Definition of the noun rood

What does rood mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: roods

  1. representation of the cross on which Jesus died
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of rood: crucifix / rood-tree
    • more generic word: Cross = a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified

Alternative definition of the noun rood


  1. [archaic] A crucifix.
  2. A measure of land area, equal to a quarter of an acre.


"Rood": A rood or rood cross, sometimes known as a triumphal cross, is a cross or crucifix, especially the large Crucifixion set above the entrance to the chancel of a medieval church. Alternatively, it is a large sculpture or painting of the crucifixion of Jesus.


"Rood" is a musical single of Marco Borsato.

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Rood is a fictional character from Shiver.


  1. Rood has several distinct meanings, all derived from the same basic etymology.
  2. ROOD: ROOD: jong in de SP is a Dutch youth wing linked to the Socialist Party.
  3. Rood is a single by Dutch artist Marco Borsato from his album Symphonica in Rosso. The song was written and produced by John Ewbank. It reached the number-one position in both the Dutch charts and the Flemish Ultratop 50.
  4. Rood a.k.a. Red! is a Flemish socialist political party in Belgium. It was founded in 2011 after some members of SP.A, led by Erik De Bruyn, left the Flemish social-democratic party.
  5. Rood: A Scottish rood was a land measurement of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was in greatest use in the South East of Scotland, and along the border, whereas in the north various other systems were used, based on the land's productivity, rather than actual area. Four Scottish roods made up a Scottish acre.

Phrases with Rood

  1. rood-tree
  2. Rood Goose
  3. rood screen

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Rood

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Google previewThe Lyric Speakers of Old English Poetry (1991)

by Lois Bragg

The rood is a very traditional sort of speaker, as 121 7 ...

Google previewStolen Crown (2014)

A Novel of Mithgar by Dennis L. McKiernan

Perhaps the town got its name because a rood is a cross and this is where roads cross. A cross is also an instrument of death, and some say that when the Warrows came, a gallows stood at this place, specifically where two paths crossed, and ...

Google previewPictorial and Biographical Memoirs of Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties, Indiana (1893)

Together with Biographies of Many Prominent Men of Northern Indiana and of the Whole State, Both Living and Dead

Rood is a young manof superior business qualifications and is highly regarded in business circles. W. R. Hoaas, furniture dealer of South Bend, Ind. Of the marked improve' ment on the culture and general good taste of the public no more ...

Google previewThe Churchman's Theological Dictionary (1845)

by Robert Eden

ROOD— ROSICRUCIANS. 315 Romanism may be regarded as so many branches of superstition, or at least inseparably connected with it; but there are besides many superstitions more strictly so called, with which this system is ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages (etc.) (1838)

by John Britton

Rood, Rood E, nobe, nob, Sax., a cross; a crucifix, or image of Christ on the cross, placed in a church. The holy rood, as it was commonly termed, was a cross, with an effigy of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Architecture and Building (1901)

Biographical, Historical, and Descriptive by Russell Sturgis

ROOD 1814), Traduction des commentaires de Fron tin sur les aqueducs de Rome, etc. Bellier de la Chavignerie, Dictionnaire ; Lance, Dictionnaire. ROOD. A cross or crucifix, especially a large crucifix placed at the entrance of the choir or ...

Google previewThe Catholic encyclopedia (1913)

an international work of reference on the constitution, doctrine, discipline, and history of the Catholic Church by Knights of Columbus. Catholic Truth Committee

Rood (Anglo-Saxon Rod, or Rode ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religions (2013)

by John G. R. Forlong

Rood, Rlld. A " rod " or pole, afterwards converted into a cross (see Stones). A fine specimen of such a stone pillar exists at Whitby Abbey in Yorkshire. Many Roods are inscribed, and they are often near a sacred well, to which the name ...

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Rood Meaning

Video shows what rood means. A crucifix, cross.. A measure of land area, equal to a quarter of an acre.. A measure of five and a half yards in length.. rood ...

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Quotes about Rood

The one who doesn't sow

will never get the harvest

and lives on others good.

The one who understands it

is the wisest.

That one

will gather heavy harvest

from any little rood. (Larisa Rzhepishevska)
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Scrabble value of R1O1O1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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