Sound currency(Com.), a currency whose actual value is the same as its nominal value; a currency which does not deteriorate or depreciate or fluctuate in comparision with the standard of values.

(Sound), adv. Soundly.

So sound he slept that naught might him awake.

Souled to Sourde

(Souled) a. Furnished with a soul; possessing soul and feeling; — used chiefly in composition; as, great-souled Hector. "Grecian chiefs . . . largely souled." Dryden.

(||Sou"li*li`) n. (Zoöl.) A long-tailed, crested Javan monkey (Semnopithecus mitratus). The head, the crest, and the upper surface of the tail, are black.

(Soul"less) a. Being without a soul, or without greatness or nobleness of mind; mean; spiritless.

Slave, souless villain, dog!

(Soul"less*ly), adv. In a soulless manner. Tylor.

(Soun) n. & v. Sound. [Obs.] aucer.

(Sound) n. [AS. sund a swimming, akin to E. swim. See Swim.] The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food.

(Sound), n. (Zoöl.) A cuttlefish. [Obs.] Ainsworth.

(Sound), a. [Compar. Sounder ; superl. Soundest.] [OE. sound, AS. sund; akin to D. gezond, G. gesund, OHG. gisunt, Dan. & Sw. sund, and perhaps to L. sanus. Cf. Sane.]

1. Whole; unbroken; unharmed; free from flaw, defect, or decay; perfect of the kind; as, sound timber; sound fruit; a sound tooth; a sound ship.

2. Healthy; not diseased; not being in a morbid state; — said of body or mind; as, a sound body; a sound constitution; a sound understanding.

3. Firm; strong; safe.

The brasswork here, how rich it is in beams,
And how, besides, it makes the whole house sound.

4. Free from error; correct; right; honest; true; faithful; orthodox; — said of persons; as, a sound lawyer; a sound thinker.

Do not I know you a favorer
Of this new seat? Ye are nor sound.

5. Founded in truth or right; supported by justice; not to be overthrown on refuted; not fallacious; as, sound argument or reasoning; a sound objection; sound doctrine; sound principles.

Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me.
2 Tim. i. 13.

6. heavy; laid on with force; as, a sound beating.

7. Undisturbed; deep; profound; as, sound sleep.

8. Founded in law; legal; valid; not defective; as, a sound title to land.

Sound is sometimes used in the formation of self- explaining compounds; as, sound-headed, sound- hearted, sound-timbered, etc.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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