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Round, vb. 1) tr. to surround, to encompass: “she his hairy temples then had --ed with coronet of fresh and fragrant flowers,” Mids. IV, 1, 56. “the may-coloured Iris --s thine eye,” All's I, 3, 158. “the hollow crown that --s the mortal temples of a king,” R2 III, 2, 161. R3 IV, 1, 60. “--ed in with danger,” Troil. I, 3, 196. Peculiar passage: “we are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is --ed with a sleep,” Tp. IV, 158 (the whole round or course of life has its beginning and end in a sleep, is nothing but a sleep. cf. Caes. V, 3, 23).
2) intr. to become round, to grow big: “the queen --s apace,” Wint. II, 1, 16.
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