The Only Use of
Uses with a very common or rare meaning:
- And be not jealous on me, gentle Brutus; Were I a common laugher, or did use To stale with ordinary oaths my love To every new protester; if you know That I do fawn on men, and hug them hard And after scandal them; or if you know That I profess myself, in banqueting, To all the rout, then hold me dangerous.†
(meaning too common or rare to warrant focus) Rout has other common meanings such as to make a groove, dig, search, or find. In classic literature, it can have varied meanings including reference to a disorderly group of people or a large party. The British may use the word to describe the noise cows make. The word form routings may refer to the routes taken to get somewhere.