Roach



noun
1.
a cockroach.
2.
Slang. the butt of a marijuana cigarette.
noun, plural roaches (especially collectively) roach.
1.
a European freshwater fish, Rutilus rutilus, of the carp family.
2.
any of various similar fishes, as the golden shiner.
3.
a freshwater sunfish of the genus Lepomis, found in eastern North America.
noun
1.
Nautical.

the upward curve at the foot of a square sail.
(loosely) a convexity given to any of the edges of a sail; round.

2.
hair combed up from the forehead or temples in a roll or high curve.
verb (used with object)
3.
to clip or cut off (the mane of a horse); hog.
4.
to comb (hair) into a roach.
noun
1.
Maxwell (“Max”) 1924–2007, U.S. jazz drummer and bandleader.
noun (pl) roaches, roach
1.
a European freshwater cyprinid food fish, Rutilus rutilus, having a deep compressed body and reddish ventral and tail fins
2.
any of various similar fishes
noun
1.
short for cockroach
2.
(slang) the butt of a cannabis cigarette
noun (nautical)
1.
the amount by which the leech of a fore-and-aft sail projects beyond an imaginary straight line between the clew and the head
2.
the curve at the foot of a square sail
noun
1.
Hal, full name Harald Eugene Roach. 1892–1992, US film producer, whose company produced numerous comedy films in the 1920s and 1930s, including those featuring Harold Lloyd and Laurel and Hardy
roach

jargon
A Bell Labs term meaning destroy, especially of a data structure. Hardware gets toasted or fried, software gets roached.
[Why?]
[Jargon File]
(1999-02-08)

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