Word:

Rood

Pronunciation: rŌd
n.1.A representation in sculpture or in painting of the cross with Christ hanging on it.
2.A measure of five and a half yards in length; a rod; a perch; a pole.
3.The fourth part of an acre, or forty square rods.
By the rood
by the cross; - a phrase formerly used in swearing.
Rood beam
(Arch.) a beam across the chancel of a church, supporting the rood.
- Shak.
Rood loft
(Arch.) a loft or gallery, in a church, on which the rood and its appendages were set up to view.
Rood screen
(Arch.) a screen, between the choir and the body of the church, over which the rood was placed.
- Gwilt.
Rood tower
(Arch.) a tower at the intersection of the nave and transept of a church; - when crowned with a spire it was called also rood steeple.
- Fairholt.
Rood tree
the cross.
- Weale.
Noun1.Roodrood - representation of the cross on which Jesus died
Synonyms: crucifix, rood-tree
Agnus Dei, Calvary cross, Christogram, Greek cross, Holy Grail, Host, Jerusalem cross, Latin cross, Maltese cross, Pieta, Russian cross, Sanctus bell, Sangraal, T, X, ankh, ark, asperger, asperges, aspergillum, avellan cross, bambino, beadroll, beads, candle, censer, chaplet, chi, chi-rho, christcross, ciborium, crisscross, cross, cross ancre, cross botonee, cross bourdonee, cross fitche, cross fleury, cross formee, cross fourchee, cross grignolee, cross moline, cross of Cleves, cross of Lorraine, cross patee, cross recercelee, cross-crosslet, crossbones, crosslet, crucifix, cruciform, cruet, crux, crux ansata, crux capitata, crux decussata, crux gammata, crux immissa, crux ordinaria, dagger, eucharistial, ex, exing, fork cross, gammadion, holy cross, holy water, holy-water sprinkler, icon, incensory, inverted cross, long cross, matzo, menorah, mezuzah, mikvah, monstrance, osculatory, ostensorium, papal cross, paschal candle, pax, pectoral cross, phylacteries, potent cross, prayer shawl, prayer wheel, pyx, relics, rosary, sacramental, sacred relics, sacring bell, saltire, shofar, sukkah, swastika, tabernacle, tallith, tau, thurible, trefled cross, urceole, veronica, vigil light, voided cross, votive candle
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Rood beam
Rood loft
Rood of land
rood screen
Rood steeple
Rood tower
Rood tree
rood-tree
Roodebok
Roody
Roof
roof garden
roof mushroom
roof of the mouth
roof peak
Roof plate
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