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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ROSS, n. The rough scaly matter on the surface of the bark of certain trees.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856) [syn: Ross, John Ross, Sir John Ross]
2: British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862) [syn: Ross, James Clark Ross, Sir James Clark Ross]
3: British physician who discovered that mosquitos transmit malaria (1857-1932) [syn: Ross, Sir Ronald Ross]
4: a politician in Wyoming who was the first woman governor in the United States (1876-1977) [syn: Ross, Nellie Ross, Nellie Tayloe Ross]
5: American seamstress said to have made the first American flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836) [syn: Ross, Betsy Ross, Betsy Griscom Ross]

Merriam Webster's

I. biographical name Betsy 1752-1836 née Griscom reputed maker of 1st American flag II. biographical name Sir James Clark 1800-1862 Scottish explorer III. biographical name Sir John 1777-1856 uncle of preceding Scottish explorer IV. biographical name Sir Ronald 1857-1932 British physician

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ross Ross; 115), n. [Etymol. uncertain.] The rough, scaly matter on the surface of the bark of trees. [Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ross Ross, v. t. To divest of the ross, or rough, scaly surface; as, to ross bark. [Local, U.S.]



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