Monday, April 04, 2011

The Word-Hoard: Roky


"Misty; cloudy; foggy."
- Rev. John Boag's Imperial Lexicon of the English Language, c. 1850

"Possessing or characterized by rokes...smoke, steam, vapour, mist, fog, drizzling rain."
- Sir James Murray's New English Dictionary, 1914

1 comment:

  1. There's this singer named Roky Erickson and I always wondered if he pronounced it with a long or short O. :)))