round in

round in

1. dated To herd animals, especially cattle, together; to round animals up. I worked on a ranch for a little while, mostly helping to round in the cattle.
2. dated In sailing, to haul in the slack of a loose line that passes through one or more blocks, especially a brace. You there! Clear away the bowlines and round in the braces!
See also: round
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