from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dialectal form of roe.


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  • "Susan is the only writer today who can glide so fluidly and elegantly between uptown and downtown, highbrow and lowbrow, raun chy and refined all with great humor," said Amy Fine Collins, special correspondent for Vanity Fair and a friend of Ms. Fales-Hill, who read every draft of the novel.

    Uptown Girl Turns Writer About Town 2010

  • Of course with him, Bushco later raun inot the “fool me once shame on you. fool me twice….” effect which is why thereafter, Comey had the presence of mind to ask questions and sniff around alternate space when he had trouble getting answers.

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  • Then did I mark my pentacle in the very midst, and at the intersection of the five angles I did set up and fix my crutch of raun (rowan).

    The Botathen Ghost 1921

  • The ancommonnefs of the word/raun ealily made the changt.

    The Plays of William Shakspeare ... 1785

  • "Stresa and raun are used to looking after themselves.

    The Elf Queen of Shannara Brooks, Terry 1992

  • _Kyee-raun_, with a stress on the second syllable.] [Footnote 2: The Bollandists long ago remarked as the special characteristics of Irish Saints 'Lives, their doubtful historicity, their late date, and their continual repetition of stock incidents.

    The Latin & Irish Lives of Ciaran Translations Of Christian Literature. Series V. Lives Of The Celtic Saints Anonymous

  • e p raun m m ntoeins lae p g m ha ie oc e e c r se o e ta l ro ra a c nd lic n je uta y s ues ind a io s ig us ic c ne

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  • This observation produced a long 'Na -- a-- a' of acknowledged detection; but, with his natural impudence, and confidence in my good nature, he immediately added, 'that he thought I would like a fresh trout or twa for breakfast, and the water being in such a rare trim for the saumon raun, [The bait made of salmon-roe salted and preserved.

    Redgauntlet Walter Scott 1801


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  • Fish eggs; roe.

    July 30, 2007