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In a moment his interested eyes would rove over the crowd again.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
At last his eyes began to rove around and presently they rested on me, where I was watching him.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
The nations who rove over the western prairies, inscribe them on the skins of the buffalo.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
His little black eyes travel further and faster than his legs, and rove up and down and across the Bowery ceaselessly.
TIN-TYPES TAKEN IN THE STREETS OF NEW YORKLEMUEL ELY QUIGG
If I thought he meant the boy any harm he'd get his nose rove foul in the shake of a fluke.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
Eyelet-hole: Holes in a sail through which a lacing is passed or reef nettles rove.
THE SPORTSWOMAN'S LIBRARY, V. 2VARIOUS
The upper half of this line is covered by a cable, rove at each end to a ring, that supports the lower label.
HISTORY OF THE POSTAGE STAMPS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAJOHN KERR TIFFANY
The support, I found, consisted of two lanyards spliced to the davits and rove through holes in the keel.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
"Firstly, I think I shall paint, and rove about among this beautiful scenery," he replied.
PEAK'S ISLANDFORD PAUL
Between the first and fourth lines of a hymn, he would say, the soul may rove to the very ends of the earth.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ROVE

  • bum
  • bum around
  • drift
  • gad
  • gallivant
  • hike
  • hit the road
  • knock around
  • meander
  • peregrinate
  • prowl
  • ramble
  • range
  • rove
  • saunter
  • straggle
  • stray
  • stroll
  • struggle along
  • traipse
  • tramp
  • travel
  • traverse
  • trek
  • vagabond
  • walk
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