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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.
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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
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