from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having roe, as a fish; containing spawn developed to the stage in which it is known as roe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Filled with roe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Filled with roe.


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roe +‎ -ed


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  • Shii LOLd teh entire tiem on teh nawt sekkund roalurkoaster shii roed oanlee had tew be 35 inchiz fur dat wun.

    Da sink - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger? 2008

  • My home was roed by blacks and my car was stolen by blacks, get your own back yard cleaned up and quit haing kids to get a welfare check

    Don't Ignore Terrorists Nathaniel Livingston 2006

  • The voice stopped in midshriek, as Erythrina ze - roed the currently running simulator.

    True Names Vinge, Vernor 1984

  • "The bone of thy knee showing whitely through thy garment is shaped even as the shell of a crab, and the whiteness of the bone from thy knee to thy slender ankle is like a full-roed fish ----"

    Leonie of the Jungle Joan Conquest

  • They come south along the coast from the north of Scotland till they are in their prime (full-roed, fat fish) off Yarmouth in October.

    Edward FitzGerald and "Posh" "Herring Merchants" James Blyth

  • Ven eller Fjende, afvende eders sorgfulde Tog; til Søen I da roed, vendte med Armene 1020 de vilde Bølger, maalde Havveien, med Hænderne brød den, og svam over Havet mens Søen vælted vinterlige Vover; saa paa Vandenes Ryg

    The Translations of Beowulf A Critical Bibliography Chauncey Brewster Tinker 1919

  • He's a great big soft-roed pilchard; that's what he is.

    To Win or to Die A Tale of the Klondike Gold Craze George Manville Fenn 1870

  • She had made a point of insisting upon a brisket of beef and a flat-polled cabbage for dinner every Saturday; and the same, with a "cowcumber," cold on Sunday; and for supper a soft-roed herring, ever since her widowhood.

    George Bowring - A Tale Of Cader Idris From "Slain By The Doones" By R. D. Blackmore 1862

  • Co'rn'all, the finest country in all England, and ain't you going to grow into a Cornishman, as all old books says is giants, when you've left off being a poor smooth, soft-roed, gallish-looking creatur ', same as you are now? "

    Menhardoc George Manville Fenn 1870

  • Fresh herrings, full old elders), spara - Beans.roed. gus, wood-bind, Salt salmon.

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 4 Fran��ois Rabelais 1518


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