from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Past tense of run.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past of run.
  • n. Yarns coiled on a spun-yarn winch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imp. of run.
  • n. Open robbery.
  • n. Yarns coiled on a spun-yarn winch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Preterit of run.
  • n. Open robbery and rapine; force; violence.
  • n. A song.
  • n. The hank of a string.
  • n. In ropemaking, twenty cords of twine wound on a reel, every cord being so parted by a knot as to be easily separated from the others.
  • n. Nautical, yarns coiled on a spun-yarn winch.
  • n. Same as runn.


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    March 27, 2009