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Row (rhyme with now)

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A tumult. It used to be written roue, and referred to the night encounters of the roués or profligate bon-vivants whose glory it was to attack the “Charleys” and disturb the peace. (See Roue.)

Row (rhyme with low). The Row means “Paternoster Row,” famous for publishing firms and wholesale book-sellers, or Rotten Row (q.v.). (Anglo-Saxon, rāw, a line.)

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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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Round as a Ball;
Roundabout (A)
Roundheads
Roundle
Rounfi
Rouse (A)
Rousing
Rout (A)
Routiers
Rove
Row (rhyme with now)
Rowdy (rhyme with cloudy)
Rowena
Rowland
Rowley (Thomas)
Rowned in the Ear
Roxburghe Club
Roy (Le) [or la Reine] savisera
Royal Arms
Royal Goats (The)
Royal Merchant