Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: roc
IPA transcription: [ɹ'ɑk]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: roc
    Meaning: mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength
Usage examples
  • This was a new perplexity; so that when I compared this place with the desert island from which the roc had brought me, I found that I had gained nothing by the change.
  • I tied myself strongly to it with my turban, in hopes that the roc next morning would carry me with her out of this desert island. After having passed the night in this condition, the bird flew away as soon as it was daylight, and carried me so high, that I could not discern the earth; she afterward descended with so much rapidity that I lost my senses.