To round in(Naut.) To haul up; usually, to haul the slack of (a rope) through its leading block, or to haul up (a tackle which hangs loose) by its fall. Totten. (b) To collect together (cattle) by riding around them, as on cattle ranches. [Western U.S.]

(Round), v. i.

1. To grow round or full; hence, to attain to fullness, completeness, or perfection.

The queen your mother rounds apace.

So rounds he to a separate mind,
From whence clear memory may begin.

2. To go round, as a guard. [Poetic]

They . . . nightly rounding walk.

3. To go or turn round; to wheel about. Tennyson.

To round to(Naut.), to turn the head of a ship toward the wind.

(Round"a*bout`) a.

1. Circuitous; going round; indirect; as, roundabout speech.

We have taken a terrible roundabout road.

2. Encircling; enveloping; comprehensive. "Large, sound, roundabout sense." Locke.

(Round"a*bout`), n.

1. A horizontal wheel or frame, commonly with wooden horses, etc., on which children ride; a merry-go- round. Smart.

2. A dance performed in a circle. Goldsmith.

3. A short, close jacket worn by boys, sailors, etc.

4. A state or scene of constant change, or of recurring labor and vicissitude. Cowper.

(Round"a*bout`ness), n. The quality of being roundabout; circuitousness.

(Round"-arm`) a. (Cricket) Applied to the method delivering the ball in bowling, by swinging the arm horizontally. R. A. Proctor.

(Round"-backed`) a. Having a round back or shoulders; round-shouldered.

(Round"ed), a. (Phonetics) Modified by contraction of the lip opening; labialized; labial. See Guide to Pronunciation, § 11.

3. To bring to fullness or completeness; to complete; hence, to bring to a fit conclusion.

We are such stuff
As dreams are made on, and our little life
Is rounded with a sleep.

4. To go round wholly or in part; to go about (a corner or point); as, to round a corner; to round Cape Horn.

5. To make full, smooth, and flowing; as, to round periods in writing. Swift.

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