- encompass or encircle; around;
about; as, the people atood round him; to go round the city;
to wind a cable round a windlass.
The serpent Error twines round human hearts. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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Round about — About A*bout , adv. 1. On all sides; around. [1913 Webster] Tis time to look about. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; as, a mile about, and a third of a mile across. [1913 Webster] 3. Here… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
round-about — index astray Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
round about — informal used for showing that you are guessing a time or number Round about 40% of the population never vote. We got there round about half past nine. How old is Alan? Oh, round about sixty … English dictionary
round about — the campsite is round about two miles from the main road See around 2. 3) … Thesaurus of popular words
round about — Synonyms and related words: about, again, all over, all round, all through, anticlockwise, around, at about, back, backward, by, by way of, circlewise, circuitously, clockwise, close, close about, counterclockwise, deviously, every which way,… … Moby Thesaurus
round about — APPROXIMATELY, about, around, circa, roughly, of the order of, something like, more or less, as near as dammit to, close to, near to, practically; or so, or thereabouts, give or take a few; not far off, nearly, almost, approaching; Brit. getting… … Useful english dictionary
round about — in the opposing direction; in all directions … English contemporary dictionary
'Round About Midnight — Studio album by Miles Davis Released March 18, 1957 … Wikipedia
’Round About Midnight — Studioalbum von Miles Davis Veröffentlichung 1957 Label Columbia Records … Deutsch Wikipedia
'Round About Midnight — ’Round About Midnight Album par Miles Davis Sortie 18 mars 1957 Enregistrement 27 octobre 1955 au Studio D; 5 juin 1956 et 10 septembre 1956 à 30th Street Studios; New York City. Durée 38:47 Genre Jazz … Wikipédia en Français