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Around
Around A*round", adv. [Pref. a- + round.] 1. In a circle; circularly; on every side; round. 2. In a circuit; here and there within the surrounding space; all about; as, to travel around from town to town. 3. Near; in the neighborhood; as, this man was standing around when the fight took place. [Colloq. U. S.] Note: See Round, the shorter form, adv. & prep., which, in some of the meanings, is more commonly used.
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Around A*round", prep. 1. On all sides of; encircling; encompassing; so as to make the circuit of; about. A lambent flame arose, which gently spread Around his brows. --Dryden. 2. From one part to another of; at random through; about; on another side of; as, to travel around the country; a house standing around the corner. [Colloq. U. S.]
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Hem Hem, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hemmed; p. pr. & vb. n. Hemming.] 1. To form a hem or border to; to fold and sew down the edge of. --Wordsworth. 2. To border; to edge All the skirt about Was hemmed with golden fringe. --Spenser. To hem about, around, or in, to inclose and confine; to surround; to environ. ``With valiant squadrons round about to hem.' --Fairfax. ``Hemmed in to be a spoil to tyranny.' --Daniel. To hem out, to shut out. ``You can not hem me out of London.' --J. Webster.

Meaning of around from wikipedia

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