Roach meaning

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To brush (hair) in a roach.
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The butt of a marijuana cigarette.
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To shave (the mane of a horse) to a short bristle.
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The butt of a marijuana cigarette.
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Either of two N European freshwater cyprinoid fishes (genus Rutilus)
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Any of various similar American fishes, as the California minnow (Hesperoleucus symmetricus)
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To brush (a person's hair) so that it arches over into a roll.
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To cut (a horse's mane) so that it stands up.
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Hair or a mane brushed or cut by roaching.
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The curved edge of a sail.
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A cockroach.
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A small freshwater fish in the carp family (Cyprinidae), Rutilus rutilus.
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(US) A cockroach.
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(US, slang, smoking) A butt of a marijuana cigarette.
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(UK, slang, smoking) The filter of a rolled cigarette or joint, made from card or paper.
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(nautical) An extra curve of material added to the leech edge of a sail to increase the sail area.
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A kind of headdress worn by some of the indigenous peoples of North America.
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An edible freshwater cyprinid fish (Rutilus rutilus) of northern Europe.
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Any of various similar fishes, such as some North American freshwater sunfishes.
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A cockroach.
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A roll of hair brushed up from the forehead or temple.
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A hairstyle especially among certain Native American peoples in which the head is shaved except for a strip from front to back across the top.
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An outward curve in the leech of a fore-and-aft sail.
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Origin of roach

  • Middle English roche from Old French roce, roche

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition