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Definition of Roach


  1. A cockroach.
  2. A European fresh-water fish of the Carp family (Leuciscus rutilus). It is silver-white, with a greenish back.
  3. An American chub (Semotilus bullaris); the fallfish.
  4. The redfin, or shiner.
  5. A convex curve or arch cut in the edge of a sail to prevent chafing, or to secure a better fit.
  6. To cause to arch.
  7. To cut off, as a horse's mane, so that the part left shall stand upright.

Roach Quotations

I'm convinced my cockroaches have military training, I set off a roach bomb - they diffused it.
Jay London

My father, Abe, was a small businessman. For 32 years, he ran an exterminating company. That may explain why our family always associated the smell of roach spray with love.
Charles Schumer

I believe, from reading biographies, that the great musicians have also been great cooks: Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Max Roach. I think I've worked out why this is - unsociable hours, plus general creativity.
Jamie Cullum

A Madagascar Hissing Roach chasing Jerry Lewis. That would be a really neat treat.
Michael O'Donoghue

Television doesn't want to admit it has those dreadful roach ads on anyway.
Michael O'Donoghue
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Roach Translations

roach in German is Gilling

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