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roving
Part of Speech: imperfect, past participle
Results: 4
1. of Rove
Part of Speech: noun
1. The operatin of forming the rove, or slightly twisted sliver or roll of wool or cotton, by means of a machine for the purpose, called a roving frame, or roving machine.
2. A roll or sliver of wool or cotton drawn out and slightly twisted; a rove. See 2d Rove, 2.
3. The act of one who roves or wanders.
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