PRONUNCIATION: (pronounced as the word rocky)

MEANING: adjective: Foggy; damp; cold.

ETYMOLOGY: From roke (smoke, steam, vapor, mist, rain, etc.), probably from Old Norse. Earliest documented use: 1601.

BRAWKY - handsome or beautiful, depending on the gender of the object being referred to

RAWKY - plant pigment after extraction but before processing

RANKY - having a high title (see Iolanthe, Act Two, sung by Phyllis, at 59:10)