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Definition of Road runner
Road runner Now strike your saile, ye jolly mariners, For we be come
unto a quiet rode [road]. --Spenser.
On, or Upon, the road, traveling or passing over a
road; coming or going; on the way.
My hat and wig will soon be here, They are upon the
Road agent, a highwayman, especially on the stage routes of
the unsettled western parts of the United States; -- a
humorous euphemism. [Western U.S.]
The highway robber -- road agent he is quaintly
called. --The century.
Road book, a quidebook in respect to roads and distances.
Road metal, the broken, stone used in macadamizing roads.
Road roller, a heavy roller, or combinations of rollers,
for making earth, macadam, or concrete roads smooth and
compact. -- often driven by steam.
Road runner (Zo["o]l.), the chaparral cock.
Road steamer, a locomotive engine adapted to running on
To go on the road, to engage in the business of a
commercial traveler. [Colloq.]
To take the road, to begin or engage in traveling.
To take to the road, to engage in robbery upon the
Syn: Way; highway; street; lane; pathway; route; passage;
course. See Way. road runnerChaparral Cha`par*ral", n. [Sp., fr. chaparro an evergeen
1. A thicket of low evergreen oaks.
2. An almost impenetrable thicket or succession of thickets
of thorny shrubs and brambles.
Chaparral cock; fem. Chaparral hen (Zo["o]l.), a bird of
the cuckoo family (Geococcyx Californianus), noted for
running with great speed. It ranges from California to
Mexico and eastward to Texas; -- called also road
runner, ground cuckoo, churea, and snake killer
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