remound

See also: Remound

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

A strong conjugation preterite formed on the pattern of findfound.

VerbEdit

remound

  1. (rare nonce word) simple past tense and past participle of remind
    • 1830, Filaret, “On the Tenses of Greek Verbs” in The Gentleman’s Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, ed. Sylvanus Urban, volume 100, part 2, page 125
      [W]hat should we now think of the grammar which should run thus: 1. pret. I fighted, thou fightedst, &c. 2d pret. I fought, &c. And again, 1st pret. I reminded, &c. 2d pret. I remound?
    • 1918, The Judge (Judge Publishing Company), volume 75, page unknown
      I find — that is to say, I’ve found —
      That when one knows “sink, sank and sunken,”
      He soon is strenuously remound
      He mustn’t say “blink, blank and blunken.”
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

Etymology 2Edit

re- +‎ mound

VerbEdit

remound (third-person singular simple present remounds, present participle remounding, simple past and past participle remounded)

  1. Restore the mound or mounds of (especially, a grave or graves).
    • 1916, Economic Entomology: Pamphlets, volume 109, page 1,130
      In some soils, mounds made earlier wash down, thus making it necessary to remound in the fall.
    • 1995, L. R. Goldman, “The Depths of Deception: Cultural Schemas of Illusion in Huli”, chapter 3 in Papuan borderlands: Huli, Duna, and Ipili perspectives on the Papua New Guinea Highlands, ed. Aletta Biersack, page 275
      [W]omen may continue to remound old gardens for ten years or more.
    • 2006, William Gay, Twilight (MacAdam/Cage Pub.; ISBN 1596920580, 9781596920583), page 7
      He drove the spade into the earth mounded atop the grave and leaning his weight into the work began to remound the earth in a pile next the grave.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.
  2. (chiefly in food preparation) Reform into a mound.
    • 1983, William Shurtleff [aut.] and Akiko Aoyagi [illust.], The Book of Miso: Savory, High-protein Seasoning (2nd ed.; Ten Speed Press; ISBN 0898150973, 9780898150971), page 181
      Remound koji into oval volcano shape, re-cover tray with lid set slightly ajar, and re-cover incubation box with blankets.
    • 1991, Fred Bridge and Jean F. Tibbetts, The Well-Tooled Kitchen (Morrow), page 97
      Roll a rolling pin 1 to 2 times over the mixture to flatten the butter particles, gather into a mound again, then use the pastry blender to cut until powdery with some oatmeal-shaped flakes throughout; remound.
    • 1995, Jesse Ziff Cool, Onions: A Country Garden Cookbook (Collins Publishers San Francisco; ISBN 0002554526, 9780002554527), page 1
      As the plant grows, move the tube upward and remound the dirt to cover the base and the blanched leaves.
  3. (rosiculture, rare) Bolster with a restored mound.
    • 1999, Thomas Cairns, Ortho’s All About Roses (Meredith Books; ISBN 0897214285, 9780897214285), page 28
      Watch for wrinkling on the canes — the first sign of dehydration. If this occurs, recut the canes below the wrinkling, remound the plant, and water well.
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