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Road or Roadstead

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as “Yarmouth Roads,” a place where ships can ride at anchor. (French, rader, to anchor in a rade; Anglo-Saxon, rad, a road or place for riding.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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