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rounce

noun \ˈrau̇n(t)s\

Definition of rounce

plural

-s

  1. :  a handle by which the bed of a hand printing press is run in under the platen and out again; also :  the whole apparatus for moving the bed under the platen

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Origin and Etymology of rounce

Dutch rondse, rons, probably from rond round, from Middle French, from Old French roont (feminine roonde) — more at round


First Known Use: 1683


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rounce

intransitive verb \"\

Definition of rounce

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to be agitated :  flounce around :  fuss mother is kind of rouncing round, all right — Sinclair Lewis

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Origin and Etymology of rounce

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1500


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