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roc (RAHK) (noun)
A mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength: A winged roc with golden wings was featured in the myth about the sailors who were shipwrecked in the Aegean Sea.
rock (RAHK) (noun)
1. A relatively hard, naturally formed mineral or petrified matter; stone: Andrew ordered a load of crushed rock to use in the driveway.
2. A naturally formed aggregate of mineral matter constituting a significant part of the earth's crust: The Laurentian Shield in Canada is a layer of granite rock in Northern Canada which makes it difficult for trees to grow.
3. Popular music which is typically amplified: Sabina and Steve were getting ready to attend a concert of rock at a club in the evening.
4. Used in phrases to say that something is hard, steady, reliable, etc.: Walter works out quite often at the fitness studio, which is why, when Jane touches his arm, she senses that it is almost as solid as a rock.
rock (RAHK) (verb)
To shake or to move back and forth: Ryan's mother started to rock the baby to sleep while sitting in the rocking chair.

The roc was perched on the outcropping rock near the sea and it appeared to rock in the breeze; or perhaps the roc was responding to the rock music from the cafe on the nearby side of the cliff.

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