"routs" in the noun sense
1. mob, rabble, rout
a disorderly crowd of people
an overwhelming defeat
"routs" in the verb sense
1. rout, rout out, expel
cause to flee
"rout out the fighters from their caves"
2. rout, root, rootle
dig with the snout
"the pig was rooting for truffles"
3. rout, gouge
make a groove in
4. spread-eagle, spreadeagle, rout
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