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rounce

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare French ronce bramble, brier, thorn, ranche a round, step, rack, or English round.

NounEdit

rounce (plural rounces)

  1. (printing) The handle by which the bed of a hand press, holding the form of type, etc., is run in under the platen and out again.
  2. (printing) The whole apparatus by which the form is moved under the platen.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.