roch

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See also: Roch and roc'h

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

roch

  1. First-person singular preterite of riechen.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of riechen.

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English rūh, from Proto-Germanic *rūhwaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roch (plural rochs)

  1. land in an unimproved, virgin condition
  2. the major part of anything

Adjective[edit]

roch (comparative mair roch, superlative maist roch)

  1. rough
  2. lewd, foul-mouthed, indecent, immoral
  3. abundant, bounteous, plentifully supplied, well-furnished (especially with good plain fare)
  4. (agriculture, etc., of the growth of grass or crops) strong, luxuriant, dense, luxuriant but of poor quality, rank
  5. (of a bone) having meat on it
  6. (agriculture, of sheep) unshorn, unclipped

Adverb[edit]

roch (comparative mair roch, superlative maist roch)

  1. in a comfortable or well-supplied state

Derived terms[edit]

  • rochian (ruffian, noun)
  • rochie (long wholemeal loaf of rough texture, noun)
  • rochle (rough, adj)
  • rochle (rough person, noun)
  • rochle (to toss about, agitate, shake roughly, tousle, verb)
  • rochness (roughness, abundance, plenty, noun)
  • rochsome (somewhat rough or uneven, rude, crude, uncouth, adj)
  • rocht (fitted with frost-nails, adj) (of a horse)
  • rochterie (rough people, riff-raff, noun)