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(quote-book)|title=(w)|chapter=I: A Long-Expected Party|series=(w)|isbn=9780345339706|date=29 July 1954|seriesvolume=1|passage= The flowers glowed red and golden: snapdragons and sunflowers, and nasturtians trailing all over the turf walls and peeping in at the round windows.
- Round was their pace at first, but slackened soon.
Outspoken; plain and direct; unreserved; not mincing.
1867, (w), ''On the Study of Celtic Literature''
- the round assertion
(RQ:Shakespeare Twelfth Night)
Finished; polished; not defective or abrupt; said of authors or their writing style.
1622, (w), ''The Compleat Gentleman''
- In his satires Horace is quick, round, and (..) pleasant.
Consistent; fair; just; applied to conduct.
(RQ:Bacon Of Trut)
- Round dealing is the honour of man's nature.
Large in (l).
Well-written and well-characterized; complex and reminiscent of a real person.
A circular or spherical object or part of an object.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Regained)
(RQ:Hough Purchase Price)
1955, (w), ''(w)'', Faber and Faber 2005, page 50:
- All at once the sun was through, a round of dulled silver, racing slantwise through the clouds yet always staying in the same place.
A circular or repetitious route.
(RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp)
A general outburst from a group of people at an event.
(senseid) A serving of something; a portion of something to each person in a group.
A single individual portion or dose of medicine.
2009 May 26, Patrick Condon, "Boy with cancer, mom return home", Associated Press, printed in ''Austin American-Statesman'', page A4:
- Daniel underwent one round of chemotherapy in February but stopped after that single treatment, citing religious beliefs.
One sandwich (two full slices of bread with filling).
A long-bristled, circular-headed paintbrush used in oil and acrylic painting.
One of the specified pre-determined segments of the total time of a sport event, such as a boxing or wrestling match, during which contestants compete before being signaled to stop.
2002 April 19, Scott Tobias, ''Fightville''http://www.avclub.com/articles/fightville,72589/, (w):
- And though Fightville, an MMA documentary from the directors of the fine Iraq War doc Gunner Palace, presents it more than fairly, the sight of a makeshift ring getting constructed on a Louisiana rodeo ground does little to shake the label. Nor do the shots of ringside assistants with spray bottles and rags, mopping up the blood between rounds
A stage, level, set of events in a game
A stage in a competition.
The play after each deal.
A strip of material with a circular face that covers an edge, gap, or crevice for decorative, sanitary, or security purposes.
(RQ:Dryden Hind and Panthe)
- All the rounds like Jacob's ladder rise.
A crosspiece that joins and braces the legs of a chair.
A series of changes or events ending where it began; a series of like events recurring in continuance; a cycle; a periodical revolution.
(RQ:Blind Ascent of Man)
A course of action or conduct performed by a number of persons in turn, or one after another, as if seated in a circle.
c. 1732, (w), ''Women''
- Women to cards may be compar'd: we play / A round or two; when us'd, we throw away.
- The feast was served; the bowl was crowned; / To the king's pleasure went the mirthful round.
A series of duties or tasks which must be performed in turn, and then repeated.
(RQ:Keble Christian Year)
A circular dance.
Rotation, as in office; succession.
A general discharge of firearms by a body of troops in which each soldier fires once.
An assembly; a group; a circle.
A vessel filled, as for drinking.
A of beef.
(alternative form of)
1782, (w), ''The Progress of Error''
- The serpent Error twines round human hearts.
(alternative form of)
(RQ:Scott Peveril of the Peak)
To shape something into a curve.
''The carpenter rounded the edges of the table.''
(RQ:Bacon Sylva Sylvarum)
- The figures on our modern medals are raised and rounded to a very great perfection.
To become shaped into a curve.
1900, (w), ''The House Behind the Cedars'', Chapter I,
- The girl's figure, he perceived, was admirably proportioned; she was evidently at the period when the angles of childhood were rounding into the promising curves of adolescence.
''She rounded out her education with only a single mathematics class.''
''Ninety-five rounds up to one hundred.''
To turn past a boundary.
''Helen watched him until he rounded the corner.''
To turn and attack someone or something (used with ''on'').
''As a group of policemen went past him, one of them rounded on him, grabbing him by the arm.''
To advance to plate.
''And the runners round the bases on the double by Jones.''
(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 3)
To grow round or full; hence, to attain to fullness, completeness, or perfection.
(RQ:Tennyson In Memoria)
- So rounds he to a separate mind, / From whence clear memory may begin.
To do rounds.
To go round, as a guard; to make the rounds.
(RQ:Milton PL) nightly rounding walk.
To go or turn round; to wheel about.
(RQ:Shakespeare King John)
c. 1617, David Calderwood (quoted as saying to King James VI)
- 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?"
1621, Burton (scholar)|Robert Burton, ''The Anatomy of Melancholy'', I.2.4.IV:
- Tiberius the emperor (..) perceiving a fellow round a dead corse in the ear, would needs know wherefore he did so (..)
a stage of a dispute, confrontation or other difficult endeavour