(Red"o*lence Red"o*len*cy) n. The quality of being redolent; sweetness of scent; pleasant
(Red"o*lent) a. [L. redolens, -entis, p. pr. of redolere to emit a scent, diffuse an odor; pref.
red-, re-, re- + olere to emit a smell. See Odor.] Diffusing odor or fragrance; spreading sweet scent; scented; odorous; smelling;
usually followed by of. "Honey redolent of spring." Dryden. Red"o*lent*ly, adv.
Gales . . . redolent of joy and youth.Gray.
(Re*dou"ble) v. t. [Pref. re- + double: cf. F. redoubler. Cf. Reduplicate.] To double again
or repeatedly; to increase by continued or repeated additions; to augment greatly; to multiply.
Doubly redoubled strokes upon the foe.
(Re*dou"ble), v. i. To become greatly or repeatedly increased; to be multiplied; to be greatly
augmented; as, the noise redoubles.
(Re*doubt") n. [F. redoute, fem., It. ridotto, LL. reductus, literally, a retreat, from L. reductus
drawn back, retired, p. p. of reducere to lead or draw back; cf. F. réduit, also fr. LL. reductus. See
Reduce, and cf. Reduct, Réduit, Ridotto.] (Fort.) (a) A small, and usually a roughly constructed, fort
or outwork of varying shape, commonly erected for a temporary purpose, and without flanking defenses,
used esp. in fortifying tops of hills and passes, and positions in hostile territory. (b) In permanent
works, an outwork placed within another outwork. See F and i in Illust. of Ravelin. [Written also redout.]
(Re*doubt"), v. t. [F. redouter, formerly also spelt redoubter; fr. L. pref. re- re- + dubitare to
doubt, in LL., to fear. See Doubt.] To stand in dread of; to regard with fear; to dread. [R.]
(Re*doubt"a*ble) a. [F. redoutable, formerly also spelt redoubtable.] Formidable; dread; terrible
to foes; as, a redoubtable hero; hence, valiant; often in contempt or burlesque. [Written also redoutable.]
(Re*doubt"ed), a. Formidable; dread. "Some redoubted knight." Spenser.
Lord regent, and redoubted Burgandy.Shak.
(Re*doubt"ing), n. Reverence; honor. [Obs.]
In redoutyng of Mars and of his glory.Chaucer.
(Re*dound") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Redounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Redounding.] [F. redonder, L.
redundare; pref. red-, re-, re- + undare to rise in waves or surges, fr. unda a wave. See Undulate,
and cf. Redundant.]
1. To roll back, as a wave or flood; to be sent or driven back; to flow back, as a consequence or effect; to
conduce; to contribute; to result.
The evil, soonMilton.
Driven back, redounded as a flood on those
From whom it sprung.
The honor done to our religion ultimately redounds to God, the author of it.Rogers.
both . . . will devour great quantities of paper, there will no small use redound from them to that manufacture.Addison.
2. To be in excess; to remain over and above; to be redundant; to overflow.
For every dram of honey therein found,Spenser.
A pound of gall doth over it redound.