(Ounce), n. [F. once; cf. It. lonza, Sp. onza; prob. for lonce, taken as l'once, fr. L. lynx, Gr.
or an (assumed) fem. adj. lyncea, from lynx. Cf. Lynx.] (Zoöl.) A feline quadruped (Felis irbis, or
uncia) resembling the leopard in size, and somewhat in color, but it has longer and thicker fur, which
forms a short mane on the back. The ounce is pale yellowish gray, with irregular dark spots on the
neck and limbs, and dark rings on the body. It inhabits the lofty mountain ranges of Asia. Called also
(Ound"ed Oun"dy) a. [F. ondé, -ée, fr. onde, L. unda, a wave.] Wavy; waving curly. [Obs.]
"Owndie hair." Chaucer.
(Ound"ing) vb. n. Waving. [Obs.]
Ounding, paling, winding, or bending . . . of cloth.Chaucer.
(Ouphe) n. [See Auf.] A fairy; a goblin; an elf. [Obs.] "Like urchins, ouphes, and fairies." Shak.
(Ouph"en) a. Elfish. [Obs.]
(Our) possessive pron. [AS. re our, of us; akin to s us, to us, and to G. unser our, of us, Goth.
unsara. &radic186 See Us.] Of or pertaining to us; belonging to us; as, our country; our rights; our
troops; our endeavors. See I.
The Lord is our defense.Ps. lxxxix. 18.
When the noun is not expressed, ours is used in the same way as hers for her, yours for your, etc.; as,
whose house is that? It is ours.
Our wills are ours, we known not how.Tennyson.
(-our) [OF. -our.] See - or.
(Ou*rang") n. (Zoöl.) The orang-outang.
(Ou*rang"-ou*tang`) n. (Zoöl.) See Orang-outang.
(Ou`ra*nog"ra*phist) n. See Uranographist.
(Ou`ra*nog"ra*phy) n. See Uranography.
(||Ou"re*bi) n. (Zoöl.) A small, graceful, and swift African antelope, allied to the klipspringer.
(Ou*ret"ic) a. [Gr. from urine. Cf. Uretic.] (Chem.) Uric.
(Ou*rol"o*gy) n. See Urology.
(Ou*ros"co*py) n. [Gr. urine + -scopy.] Ourology.
(Ours) possessive pron. See Note under Our.