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Old English placename "Hroda's island", from Germanic "Hroda", fame.
- 1969 William Kennedy: The Ink Truck : page 100:
- "All in good time, Rodney."
- "Bailey's the name."
- "I call all my intimate friends Rodney. It's such a picturesque name."
- "You do have little quirks."