What does the word roe mean?

Usage examples for roe

  1. But Roe dropped from the wall on the other side and whispered up to them:- " Follow! – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  2. Far from the tumult fled the roe, Close in her covert cower'd the doe; The falcon, from her cairn on high, Cast on the rout a wondering eye, Till far beyond her piercing ken The hurricane had swept the glen. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks