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Definition of roving:

  1. A roll or sliver of wool or cotton drawn out and slightly twisted; a rove. See 2d Rove, 2.
  2. of Rove
  3. The act of one who roves or wanders.
  4. The operatin of forming the rove, or slightly twisted sliver or roll of wool or cotton, by means of a machine for the purpose, called a roving frame, or roving machine.

Synonyms:

peregrine, emeritus, meandering, wandering, vagabondage, deputy, nomadic, planetary, creative, erratic, budding, acting, blue-collar, fluid, floating, errant, casual, move, auxiliary, mobile, winding, designate, unsettled.

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