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Definition of Round
RoundRound Round, v. i. & t. [From Roun.]
To whisper. [obs.] --Shak. Holland.
The Bishop of Glasgow rounding in his ear, ``Ye are not
a wise man,' . . . he rounded likewise to the bishop,
and said, ``Wherefore brought ye me here?'
Round Round, v. i.
1. To grow round or full; hence, to attain to fullness,
completeness, or perfection.
The queen your mother rounds apace. --Shak.
So rounds he to a separate mind, From whence clear
memory may begin. --Tennyson.
2. To go round, as a guard. [Poetic]
RoundRound Round, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rounded; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To make circular, spherical, or cylindrical; to give a
round or convex figure to; as, to round a silver coin; to
round the edges of anything.
Worms with many feet, which round themselves into
balls, are bred chiefly under logs of timber.
The figures on our modern medals are raised and
rounded to a very great perfection. --Addison.
2. To surround; to encircle; to encompass.
The inclusive verge Of golden metal that must round
my brow. --Shak.
3. To bring to fullness or completeness; to complete; hence,
to bring to a fit conclusion.
We are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our
little life Is rounded with a sleep. --Shak.
4. To go round wholly or in part; to go about (a corner or
point); as, to round a corner; to round Cape Horn.
5. To make full, smooth, and flowing; as, to round periods in
To round in (Naut.) To haul up; usually, to haul the slack
of (a rope) through its leading block, or to haul up (a
tackle which hangs loose) by its fall. --Totten.
(b) To collect together (cattle) by riding around them, as
on cattle ranches RoundRound Round, prep.
On every side of, so as to encompass or encircle; around;
about; as, the people atood round him; to go round the city;
to wind a cable round a windlass.
The serpent Error twines round human hearts. --Cowper.
Round about, an emphatic form for round or about. ``Moses .
. . set them [The elders] round about the tabernacle.'
--Num. xi. 24.
To come round, to gain the consent of, or circumvent, (a
person) by flattery or deception. [Colloq.]
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