In 14 hours he had cut one acre seven roods, and had tied 430 sheaves.
A detachment of the soldiers were marching down the Roods from the north.
From Windyghoul to the top of the Roods it is a climb and then a steep descent.
Seventy-four acres, that makes two hundred and ninety-six roods.
There lies Tityus, o'er nine roods outstretched, and eternally does a vulture tear his liver with her beak.
I chased your policeman down the Roods with my lantern, and then came here to amuse myself with you.
Wearyworld hobbled after me up the Roods one day, pelting me with remarks, though I was doing my best to get away from him.
Na, I'll gang roond by the Roods an' you can tak the buryin'-ground road, so as we can meet on the hill.'
I was discharged from Kolbeck and Roods because goods were lost from the storeroomstolen.
That is to say, a turf balk separated every two rods or roods in the ploughing, the length of the furrow remaining the same.