a city in N Finland, near the Arctic Circle.
verb (used without object), roved, roving. 1. to wander about without definite destination; move hither and thither at random, especially over a wide area. verb (used with object), roved, roving. 2. to wander over or through; traverse: to rove the woods. noun 3. an act or instance of roving. verb 1. a simple past tense […]
noun 1. any of numerous beetles of the family Staphylinidae, having a slender, elongated body and very short front wings, and capable of running swiftly. noun 1. any beetle of the family Staphylinidae, characterized by very short elytra and an elongated body: typically they are of carnivorous or scavenging habits
verb (used with object), rove or reeved, roven or reeved, reeving. Nautical. 1. to pass (a rope or the like) through a hole, ring, or the like. 2. to fasten by placing through or around something. 3. to pass a rope through (the swallow of a block). noun 1. (English history) the local representative of […]
adjective, Prosody. 1. (in sprung rhythm) of or relating to the completion of a metrical foot, incomplete at the end of one line, with a syllable or syllables from the beginning of the next line. adjective 1. (prosody) (in sprung rhythm) denoting a metrical foot left incomplete at the end of one line and completed […]