Definition of roe:
- "Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore", Fay-Cooper Cole.
Assistant State Prosecuting Attorney Roe in his speech before the Illinois Vigilance Society, Chicago, February 7th, 1909, placed the number of women in disorderly resorts in Chicago alone at 30, 000. Stop!- "Chicago's Black Traffic in White Girls", Jean Turner-Zimmermann.
So with the army and parliament; in fact, few are excluded; but, in imagination, all: you keep twenty or thirty Catholics out, and you lose the affections of four millions; and, let me tell you, that recent circumstances have by no means tended to diminish in the minds of men that hope of elevation beyond their own rank which is so congenial to our nature: from pleading for John Roe to taxing John Bull, from jesting for Mr. Pitt and writing in the Anti- Jacobin, to managing the affairs of Europe- these are leaps which seem to justify the fondest dreams of mothers and of aunts.- "Political Pamphlets", George Saintsbury.