- Brit. an edge, border, or margin, as the unplowed strip around a field
- a leather strip attached to the back of a shoe sole to level it before the heel is put on
Origin of randMiddle English rande, border, strip ; from Old English rand, rond, brink, shield, akin to Old Norse rönd, shield rim, Old High German rant, shield boss ; from Indo-European base an unverified form rem-, to support from source rim
the basic monetary unit of South Africa
Origin of randAfrik, origin, originally , shield ; from Du, akin to Old English rand: see rand
(born Alisa Rosenbaum) 1905-82; U.S. writer & philosopher, born in Russia
See Table at currency.
Origin of randAfrikaans, after (Witwaters)rand.
A strip of cloth or leather used to support the shoe at the heel.
Origin of randMiddle English, a strip, from Old English, border, margin.
- A surname.
rand - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of South Africa, comprised of 100 cents.