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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...
- Kemar Andre Jamal Roach (born 30 June 1988) is a Barbadian international cricketer who plays for the West Indies. He pla**** in the 2006 U-19 Cricket World...
- 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 (1997–2002), Meet the Parents...
- Francis Patrick Roach (19 May 1937 – 17 July 2004) was an English actor, and professional wrestler. During an acting career between the 1970s and the...
- Harry Eugene Roach Sr. (January 14, 1892 – November 2, 1992) professionally known as Hal Roach, was an American film and television producer, director...
- Frederick Steven Roach (born March 5, 1960) is an American boxing trainer and former professional boxer. Roach is widely regarded as one of the best boxing...
- Roach Motel is a brand of a roach bait device designed to catch ****roaches. Although the term is the subject of a trademark registration by the insect...
- 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...
- Patrick Roach (born March 4, 1969) is a Canadian actor and investor. He is best known for playing Randy on the television series Trailer Park Boys. 2006...
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