- 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
Origin of randAfrikaansafter (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.