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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. a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese
  4. Rim; egde; border.
  5. A border; edge; margin.
  6. A long, fleshy piece, as of beef, cut from the flank or leg; a sort of steak.
  7. A thin inner sole for a shoe; also, a leveling slip of leather applied to the sole before attaching the heel.
  8. To rant; to storm.
  9. A border, edge, or margin; a thin inner sole, as of cork.
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Usage examples for rand

  1. This pest- house of treason and lawlessness, the Rand School, Hillquit's pet university of Socialism, ought to be dug up by the roots. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  2. He must say they was doing gr- r- rand – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. " There's certainly lots of scenery to the mile," said Rand drawing a long breath, as he gazed in admiration. – The Boy Scouts on the Yukon by Ralph Victor
  4. 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
  5. I think you'll like it, Mr. Rand – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  6. He has had bad luck- in your own Rand mine. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  7. " I didn't know that, but I'm not surprised," Rand answered. – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  8. Quiet as Pretoria is, the echoes of the noisy Rand are heard in it, and the Rand questions occupy men's minds. – Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce
  9. That amused her considerably more than it did Rand – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  10. " It's blowin' in the pines on the river," said Rand shortly. – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  11. And Rand agreed with him that the court should meet forthwith, and that telegrams should be sent at once to division headquarters urging that no postponement be granted. – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  12. 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)
  13. He claimed to have chipped bits off the very outcrop of the California Rand without finding it worth while to bring away, but none of these things put him out of countenance. – The Land Of Little Rain by Mary Hunter Austin
  14. Then she sat back with a little gasp and even slow moving Kootanie George turned quickly as a heavy voice called from the door: " You're a liar, Blunt Rand – Wolf Breed by Jackson Gregory
  15. 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
  16. Perhaps I'm wrong to think of it at all, or to care what he will think of me, except for the sake of the child- his child, Rand that I must leave behind me. – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  17. 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
  18. " The very man for the place if I understand what we are to do," commented Rand – The Boy Scouts on the Yukon by Ralph Victor
  19. 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
  20. " Oh, yes; I think so," said Rand – The Boy Scouts on the Yukon by Ralph Victor