Definition of Roking
1. roke [v] - See also: roke
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Literary usage of Roking
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the Consulate and the Empire of France Under Napoleon: Forming a by Adolphe Thiers (1850)
"Lannes led the Gudin division to the right against the roking heights. ... infantry appeared above their heads masters of the roking heights. ..."
2. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1860)
"At page 321, note 49, the pedigree should be thus:— Aluf de roking = Thomas de roking, Sir Roger de Ticking. eldest son and heir, 1250. 1250. set. 23, 1250. ..."
3. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1859)
"... in the ville of roking, thirty-six acres of land, by service of half a knight's- fee, and it is worth per annum in domains, homages, rents, ..."
4. A Glossary and Etymological Dictionary: Of Obsolete and Uncommon Words by William Toone (1834)
"roking (S. rokke), shaking or trembling; to rock is still in use to shake or move ... The shaft I drowe out of the arowe roking for wo, right wonder ..."
5. Canterbury and York Series by Canterbury and York Society (1907)
"[Peter de Wakering', clerk, is instituted to the church of Rockingham on the presentation of the King, in whose hands was the dowry of the Queen.] roking'. ..."