Definitions for roodrud
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a crucifix, esp. a large one at the entrance to the choir or chancel of a church.
a unit of length varying locally from 5½ to 8 yards (5 to 7 m). a unit of land measure equal to 40 square rods or ¼ acre (0.1 ha). a unit of square measure equal to one square rod (25.3 sq. m).
Category: Weights and Measures
Archaic. the cross on which Christ died.
Origin of rood:
bef. 900; OE rōd crucifix, pole ; c. G Rute rod, twig
crucifix, rood, rood-tree(noun)
representation of the cross on which Jesus died
A crucifix, cross.
A measure of land area, equal to a quarter of an acre.
Origin: From rood, from rod, from rōdō, from rōt-. Cognate with Rute, roda. Largely displaced by cross. More at rod.
a representation in sculpture or in painting of the cross with Christ hanging on it
a measure of five and a half yards in length; a rod; a perch; a pole
the fourth part of an acre, or forty square rods
Translations for rood
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(of) the colour of blood
a red car/dress / cheeks; red cheeks; a red car/dress / cheeks; Her eyes were red with crying.
- vermelhoPortuguese (BR)
- crven, krvavCroatian
- sarkana krāsa; sarkansLatvian
- warna darahMalay
- czerwień, czerwonyPolish
- красный (цвет)Russian
- rött, rödSwedish
- 紅色的Chinese (Trad.)
- màu đỏVietnamese
- 红色的Chinese (Simp.)
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