Rotche
Rotche Rotche, n. (Zo["o]l.) A very small arctic sea bird ({Mergulus alle}, or {Alle alle}) common on both coasts of the Atlantic in winter; -- called also {little auk}, {dovekie}, {rotch}, {rotchie}, and {sea dove}. [1913 Webster]

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  • rotche — or rotch [räch] n. 〚for earlier rotge < Du rotje, brant goose, prob. via Fl rotgoes < Norw ròtgȧs < ON hrotgás < * hrot , echoic of its cry + gás, akin to OE gos,GOOSE〛 DOVEKIE * * * …   Universalium

  • rotche — or rotch [räch] n. [for earlier rotge < Du rotje, brant goose, prob. via Fl rotgoes < Norw ròtgȧs < ON hrotgás < * hrot , echoic of its cry + gás, akin to OE gos,GOOSE] DOVEKIE …   English World dictionary

  • rotche — noun see rotch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alle alle — Rotche Rotche, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A very small arctic sea bird ({Mergulus alle}, or {Alle alle}) common on both coasts of the Atlantic in winter; called also {little auk}, {dovekie}, {rotch}, {rotchie}, and {sea dove}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dovekie — Rotche Rotche, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A very small arctic sea bird ({Mergulus alle}, or {Alle alle}) common on both coasts of the Atlantic in winter; called also {little auk}, {dovekie}, {rotch}, {rotchie}, and {sea dove}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • little auk — Rotche Rotche, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A very small arctic sea bird ({Mergulus alle}, or {Alle alle}) common on both coasts of the Atlantic in winter; called also {little auk}, {dovekie}, {rotch}, {rotchie}, and {sea dove}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mergulus alle — Rotche Rotche, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A very small arctic sea bird ({Mergulus alle}, or {Alle alle}) common on both coasts of the Atlantic in winter; called also {little auk}, {dovekie}, {rotch}, {rotchie}, and {sea dove}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rotch — Rotche Rotche, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A very small arctic sea bird ({Mergulus alle}, or {Alle alle}) common on both coasts of the Atlantic in winter; called also {little auk}, {dovekie}, {rotch}, {rotchie}, and {sea dove}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rotchie — Rotche Rotche, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A very small arctic sea bird ({Mergulus alle}, or {Alle alle}) common on both coasts of the Atlantic in winter; called also {little auk}, {dovekie}, {rotch}, {rotchie}, and {sea dove}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea dove — Rotche Rotche, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A very small arctic sea bird ({Mergulus alle}, or {Alle alle}) common on both coasts of the Atlantic in winter; called also {little auk}, {dovekie}, {rotch}, {rotchie}, and {sea dove}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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