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Definition of Roach

Roach
Roach Roach, n. (Zo["o]l.) A cockroach.
Roach
Roach Roach, n. [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G. roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a fish.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European fresh-water fish of the Carp family (Leuciscus rutilus). It is silver-white, with a greenish back. (b) An American chub (Semotilus bullaris); the fallfish. (c) The redfin, or shiner. 2. (Naut.) A convex curve or arch cut in the edge of a sail to prevent chafing, or to secure a better fit. As sound as a roach [roach perhaps being a corruption of a F. roche a rock], perfectly sound.

Meaning of Roach from wikipedia

- Roach may refer to: ****roach, various insect species of the order Blattodea Common roach (Rutilus rutilus), a fresh and brackish water fish of the family...
- Harry Eugene "Hal" Roach Sr. (January 14, 1892 – November 2, 1992) was an American film and television producer, director, actor and studio executive...
- Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California, formed in 1993. The original lineup consisted of lead vocalist Jacoby Shaddix, guitarist...
- Mathew Jay Roach (born June 14, 1957) is an American filmmaker. He is best known for directing the Austin Powers film series, Meet the Parents, Dinner...
- Steve Roach may refer to: Steve Roach (musician) (born 1955), American ambient music composer Steve Roach (rugby league) (born 1962), Australian rugby...
- Maxwell Lemuel Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) was an American jazz drummer and composer. A pioneer of bebop, he worked in many other styles...
- The roach (Rutilus rutilus), also known as the common roach, is a fresh- and brackish-water fish of the family Cyprinidae, native to most of Europe and...
- A roach is the remains of a joint, blunt or roll up cigarette after most of it has been smoked. Most roaches are disposed of immediately after smoking...
- Roaches may refer to: Carl Roaches (born 1953), a former American football player The Roaches, a gritstone escarpment in Staffordshire, England Rutilus...
- Angeles, California, the daughter of Hal Roach and Marguerite Nichols, and her brother was Hal Roach Jr. Roach was married to the actor Robert Livingston...