Associations to the word «Mound»


MOUND, noun. (obsolete) (anatomy) (measurement) (figuratively) A hand.
MOUND, noun. (obsolete) A protection; restraint; curb.
MOUND, noun. (obsolete) A helmet.
MOUND, noun. (obsolete) Might; size.
MOUND, noun. An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embankment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart.
MOUND, noun. A natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll.
MOUND, noun. (baseball) Elevated area of dirt upon which the pitcher stands to pitch.
MOUND, noun. A ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. It is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross.
MOUND, noun. (US) (vulgar) (slang) The mons veneris.
MOUND, verb. (transitive) To fortify with a mound; add a barrier, rampart, etc. to.
MOUND, verb. (transitive) To force or pile into a mound or mounds.
MOUND BUILDER, noun. Any of several Native American people who constructed large mounds for ceremonial or burial purposes
MOUND BUILDER, noun. A megapode.

Dictionary definition

MOUND, noun. (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands.
MOUND, noun. A small natural hill.
MOUND, noun. A collection of objects laid on top of each other.
MOUND, noun. Structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones; "they built small mounds to hide behind".
MOUND, noun. The position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit; "he has played every position except pitcher"; "they have a southpaw on the mound".
MOUND, verb. Form into a rounded elevation; "mound earth".

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