American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Past tense of ride.
- n. Nautical A cable, chain, or rope, especially one attached to the anchor of a small boat.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Preterit of ride.
- n. An obsolete form of road.
- n. A Middle English form of rood.
- n. A Middle English form of rud.
- n. A rope attached to a boat-anchor or killock.
GNU Webster's 1913
- From Middle English at rode, at an anchorage, from rode, a riding; see road. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Dixon reached over and got it, and without another word rode close to the mare and began to lash Newt with it.”
“With only the 1,600-meter relay left to run in the Division II girls portion of the West Texas Relays, the Pecos girls track and field team knew their chances at the title rode on the last race.”
“Like the wind upon which my name rode, an irresistible current runs deep in the hidden chambers of our hearts, “till human voices wake us, and we drown.””
“As the train rode away, the man turned and left the station.”
“Martin rode down town on an electric car, and as he watched the houses and cross-streets slipping by he was aware of a regret that he was not more elated over his friend's success and over his own signal victory.”
“My sister never again rode a Roller Coaster in her whole life.”
“A volunteer named Junior Ervin rode in our car and told us historical facts and pointed out landmarks, like the river that has some of the best trout fishing in the East.”
“O.K. Steve Martin rode a bike through Central Park today →”
“Superman, Batman, and Robin rode fire engines and raced jalopies.”
“John and Cindy McCain rode on a Colombian drug interdiction boat in the Bay of Cartagena.”
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By Great Big Sea on their CD "Sea of No Cares," 2002.
It's of a bold young smuggler
From Fortune he did sail
He rode the waves from St. Pierre
And he never saw the jail
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