Meaning of rove

rove

Pronunciation: (rōv), [key]
— v., n. roved, rov•ing,
—v.i.
  1. to wander about without definite destination; move hither and thither at random, esp. over a wide area.
—v.t.
  1. to wander over or through; traverse: to rove the woods.
—n.
  1. an act or instance of roving.

rove

Pronunciation: (rōv), [key]
— v.
  1. a pt. and pp. of.

rove

Pronunciation: (rōv), [key]
— v., n. roved, rov•ing,
—v.t.
  1. to form (slivers of wool, cotton, etc.) into slightly twisted strands in a preparatory process of spinning.
  2. to draw fibers or the like through an eye or other small opening.
  3. to attenuate, compress, and twist slightly in carding.
—n.
  1. roving.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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