ROAD


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Related to ROAD: Road transport, road test
AcronymDefinition
ROADRoadway Express (stock symbol)
ROADReversible Obstructive Airway Disease
ROADRetired On Active Duty
ROADRadiology, Ophthalmology, Anesthesiology and Dermatology
ROADReorganization Objective Army Divisions
ROADRural Ontario Anarchist Development (Canada)
ROADRecherche Opérationnelle et Aide à la Décision (French)
ROADReading Opens All Doors
ROADRebel Outlaw Autoduelists (gaming)
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With a shiver of dread the boy arose and went along the road toward town.
The words were scarcely out of his mouth when there was a groan, and a crack, and a splitting sound, and tearing, crashing down among the other trees came an oak, torn up by the roots, and it fell right across the road just before us.
And she hurried again into the road, and again constrained herself to walk regularly and composedly forward.
At short distances--and they were entirely too short--all along the road, were groups of neat and comely children, with their wares nicely and temptingly set forth in the grass under the shade trees, and as soon as we approached they swarmed into the road, holding out their baskets and milk bottles, and ran beside the carriage, barefoot and bareheaded, and importuned us to buy.
I charge myself with him; let him remain with me; I will take care of him, and set him on his road.
This surmise was confirmed, as presently,--over the brow of a distant undulation in the road, I descried a farmer's gig driven by another young woman.
His keen, piercing, dark eyes, told in every glance a history of difficulties subdued, and dangers dared, and seemed to challenge opposition to his wishes, for the pleasure of sweeping it from his road by a determined exertion of courage and of will; a deep scar on his brow gave additional sternness to his countenance, and a sinister expression to one of his eyes, which had been slightly injured on the same occasion, and of which the vision, though perfect, was in a slight and partial degree distorted.
Four or five of them obeyed at once, two remaining on the road with the formidable beggar.
By half past eight, when the Deputation was destroyed, there may have been a crowd of three hundred people or more at this place, besides those who had left the road to approach the Martians nearer.
Then take the road' (it was the Grand Trunk Road he meant) 'and test each stream that it overpasses; for, as I understand, the virtue of thy River lies neither in one pool nor place, but throughout its length.
He has so often guided pilgrims over the road on foot that he considers it a sin to travel in any other fashion.
They got along quite well at first, but when they reached the middle of the river the swift current swept the raft downstream, farther and farther away from the road of yellow brick.