randan


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ran·dan

 (răn′dăn′)
n.
1. A boat designed to be rowed by three persons.
2. The method of rowing such a boat, in which the persons fore and aft use one oar each and the person amidships uses two.

[Origin unknown.]

randan

(rænˈdæn; ˈrændæn)
n
(Nautical Terms) a boat rowed by three people, in which the person in the middle uses two oars and the people fore and aft use one oar each
[C19: of uncertain origin]

randan

(ˌrænˈdæn; ˈrænˌdæn)
n
rowdy behaviour; a spree
[C18: perhaps changed from random]
Translations

randan

n (Brit inf) to be out on the randaneine Sause machen (inf); (= rowdy behaviour)auf den Putz hauen (inf), → Remmidemmi machen (inf)
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The driver, on the other hand, was pleased to drop again upon so liberal a fare; and as he was a man - the reader must already have perceived - of easy, not to say familiar, manners, he dropped at once into a vein of friendly talk, commenting on the weather, on the sacred season, which struck him chiefly in the light of a day of liberal gratuities, on the chance which had reunited him to a pleasing customer, and on the fact that John had been (as he was pleased to call it) visibly 'on the randan' the night before.
Two-time MVP Randan Abdilla put up 10 points to lead the Jet Spikers while Jeffrey Malabanan, Rudolfo Labrador, and Primo Rueca had six points apiece to help their team to a 2-0 record in Group B.
RANDAN A Riotous conduct B Tandem with three horses C Strip of leather who am I?
Whatever they call it, they were ready to write about it, and we're ending the year remembering entries from Kaitlin Barnes, a teacher; Sara Stevenson, a librarian; Wade Emmert, a GOP activist; and Randan Steinhauser with EdChoice.
This audience was treated to the flawless performances of the classic songs and dances of Chinese culture by the Aidi schoolchildren, including the subtle and beautiful Ling bird Dai dance, Jiangnans gentle folk song Jasmine and the majestic Orogen E Hulan Randan. The mesmerising performances transported the audience to the distant beauty of Guangxi and Yunnan, then to the thrilling Dragon Boat races on a river in Hubei, before enchanting them with the magnificent mountains of Guuangxi.
Caption: The Thermo Scientific Theta Probe XPS and iXR Randan spectrometer is utilized by NEXUS in its materials research.
Christie's London sold one of the gallant Charles de la Rochefoucauld, Seigneur de Randan, in 2008 for 558,100 [pounds sterling] (estimate 80,000 [pounds sterling] -120,000 [pounds sterling]), setting the auction record for the artist.
While visiting different flood-hit locations including Basti Randan, Hamsheera, Shairo, Korai, Sehrai, Banani, Haji Camand, Rakh Dholay, Kolaywala here on Tuesday, he stated that flood-hit villagers would be compensated.
Here, I listened to Jwan tell stories of Kurdish woman and I took Randan's lawyer perspective on the matters.
Fitzgerald, II.613-619) (7) Da paer Byrhtnod ongan beornas trymian, rad and raedde, rincum taehte hu hi sceoldon standan and pone stede healdan, and baed pit hyra randan rihte heoldon, faeste mid folman, and ne forhtedon na.