rand, n. [AS. rand, rond; akin to D., Dan., Sw., & G. rand, Icel. rönd, and probably to E. rind.].
A border; edge; margin. [1913 Webster]
A long, fleshy piece, as of beef, cut from the flank or leg; a sort of steak. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]
A thin inner sole for a shoe; also, a leveling slip of leather applied to the sole before attaching the heel. [1913 Webster]
rand, n. [D.].
The Rand, a rocky gold-bearing ridge in South Africa, about thirty miles long, on which Johannesburg is situated; also, the gold-mining district including this ridge.