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Definitions by Oxford

[rɒk], (Noun)

- the solid mineral material forming part of the surface of the earth and other similar planets, exposed on the surface or underlying the soil
(e.g: the beds of rock are slightly tilted)

- a large piece of rock which has become detached from a cliff or mountain; a boulder
(e.g: the stream flowed through a jumble of rocks)

- used to refer to someone or something that is extremely strong, reliable, or hard
(e.g: the Irish scrum has been as solid as a rock)

- money.

- between a rock and a hard place
- get one's rocks off
- on the rocks

Middle English: from Old French rocque, from medieval Latin rocca, of unknown ultimate origin

[rɒk], (Verb)

- move gently to and fro or from side to side
(e.g: she rocked the baby in her arms)

- dance to or play rock music
(e.g: he looked a totally different man and ready to rock)

- wear (a garment) or affect (an attitude or style), especially in a confident or flamboyant way
(e.g: she was rocking a clingy little leopard-skin number)


late Old English roccian, probably from a Germanic base meaning ‘remove, move’; related to Dutch rukken ‘jerk, tug’ and German rücken ‘move’. The noun dates from the early 19th century

[rɒk], (Noun)

- rock music
(e.g: the store plays a peculiar blend of 70s and 80s rock)

- a gentle movement to and fro or from side to side
(e.g: she placed the baby in the cot and gave it a rock)



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