round


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to round: round up, Round tripping
See:
References in classic literature ?
You always want to have a yacht to sail on the Round Pond, and in the end your uncle gives you one; and to carry it to the Pond the first day is splendid, also to talk about it to boys who have no uncle is splendid, but soon you like to leave it at home.
You yachtsmen with your wands, who think we are all there to gaze on you, your ships are only accidents of this place, and were they all to be boarded and sunk by the ducks the real business of the Round Pond would be carried on as usual.
The two gentlemen walked into the centre of the inclosure, and looked round them.
Sir Patrick turned from the rows of eager faces all round him to his friend the surgeon.
It is soaked and heavy, and it flops about, and tumbles down on you, and clings round your head and makes you mad.
There's some enemy after her, no doubt,' the King said, without even looking round.
For instance, some worthy persons maintained that the moon was an ancient comet which, in describing its elongated orbit round the sun, happened to pass near the earth, and became confined within her circle of attraction.
Once more, and finally, the replenished pewter went the rounds among the frantic crew; when, waving his free hand to them, they all dispersed; and Ahab retired within his cabin.
It is amusing to observe, when approaching a flock, how the dog immediately advances barking, and the sheep all close in his rear, as if round the oldest ram.
You've ben out four rounds, only nobody knows it except me.
If I did not do exactly what he wanted he would get put out, and make me run round with that long rein in the training field till he had tired me out.
So he built a high wall all round it, and put up a notice-board.
He looked sharply round the bunks in the tossing light of the lantern; and then, walking straight up to me, he addressed me, to my surprise, in tones of kindness.
To see him hand the same to Charley Bates; and finally to behold them, both running away round the corner at full speed!
But she pushed it all backward to look like the picture, and form a dark curtain, throwing into relief her round white neck.