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rand

1
the standard monetary unit of the Republic of South Africa, divided into 100 cents

rand

2
Dialect
a. a strip or margin; border
b. a strip of cloth; selvage

Rand

the. short for Witwatersrand

rand (Brit.)

A border, or a fillet cut from a border in the process of straightening it.
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