roin

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See also: ròin and róin

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Anglo-Norman ruignier, ultimately of imitative origin.

Verb[edit]

roin (third-person singular simple present roins, present participle roining, simple past and past participle roined)

  1. (obsolete) To growl; to roar. [15th-17th c.]
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, V.9:
      Yet did he murmure with rebellious sound, / And softly royne, when salvage choler gan redound.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Anglo-Norman ruinne, roin et al., of uncertain origin. Compare roynish.

Noun[edit]

roin (plural roins)

  1. (obsolete) A scab; a scurf, or scurfy spot. [15th-16th c.]

Manx[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

roin

  1. 1st person plural of roish
    before us

Derived terms[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

roin (plural roins)

  1. (anatomy) kidney

Declension[edit]