Definitions of rand

  1. United States writer ( born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism ( 1905- 1982)
  2. the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents
  3. Rim; egde; border.
  4. A border; edge; margin.
  5. A long, fleshy piece, as of beef, cut from the flank or leg; a sort of steak.
  6. A thin inner sole for a shoe; also, a leveling slip of leather applied to the sole before attaching the heel.
  7. To rant; to storm.
  8. A border, edge, or margin; a thin inner sole, as of cork.

Usage examples for rand

  1. The second speaker turned his head from the open doorway where he was leaning, as if listening to something in the darkness, and answered abstractedly,- " Rand!" – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  2. " It's blowin' in the pines on the river," said Rand shortly. – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  3. On the Monday morning he was convicted by the East Rand Magistrate and fined 1 Pound for trespassing on a private place, to wit, a church. – Native-Life-in-South-Africa by Plaatje, Sol (Solomon Tshekisho)
  4. " Oh, yes; I think so," said Rand. – The Boy Scouts on the Yukon by Ralph Victor
  5. Sir Jan was an expert in mining, ex- President of the Rand Chamber of Mines, and ex- Managing Director of the Robinson Group, also a Member of the Legislative Assembly of South Africa. – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow
  6. And he will love it; and you, perhaps, will love it too- just a little, Rand! – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  7. He has had bad luck- in your own Rand mine. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  8. The Rand undoubtedly is the best field to- day for students who wish to acquire the details of gold recovery. – The-Romance-of-Industry-and-Invention by Cochrane, Robert