What is another word for rood?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈuːd] (IPA)

Rood is a word that has a variety of synonyms that can be used to describe the same thing. Some of these synonyms include cross, crucifix, rood-tree, and rood-beam. These words are often used interchangeably depending on the context in which they are used. For example, the word cross may be more commonly used in reference to a standing cross or a cross that is worn as jewelry, while the word crucifix may be more commonly used in reference to a cross that has a figure of Jesus on it. Rood-tree and rood-beam are used less frequently but still have the same meaning as rood. All of these words ultimately refer to a tall wooden structure, often used for religious purposes.

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    • Proper noun, singular

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Usage examples for Rood

If we assemble the beauties of the edifice, which cover a rood of ground; the spacious area of the church-yard, occupying four acres; ornamented with walks in great perfection; shaded with trees in double and treble ranks; and surrounded with buildings in elegant taste: perhaps its equal cannot be found in the British dominions.
"An History of Birmingham (1783)"
William Hutton
He allowed Henry rood, in The Saturday Evening Post, to say that my expedition was possible only through the advice of Bartlett.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
Every statement which rood made, as Bartlett knows, is a lie.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Rood

  • A thousand flowers every rod, A stately tree on every rood; Ten thousand leaves on every tree, And each a miracle to me; And yet there be men who question God!
    Joaquin Miller
  • I 've often wish'd that I had clear, For life, six hundred pounds a year; A handsome house to lodge a friend; A river at my garden's end; A terrace walk, and half a rood Of land set out to plant a wood.
    Jonathan Swift

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