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Round"a*bout` (?), a. 1. Circuitous; going round; indirect; as, roundabout speech.
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We have taken a terrible roundabout road. Burke.
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2. Encircling; enveloping; comprehensive.Large, sound, roundabout sense.” Locke.
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Round"a*bout`, n. 1. A large horizontal wheel or frame, commonly with wooden horses, etc., on which children ride; a merry-go-round; a carousel. [British] Smart.
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2. A dance performed in a circle. Goldsmith.
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3. A short, close jacket worn by boys, sailors, etc.
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4. A state or scene of constant change, or of recurring labor and vicissitude. Cowper.
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5. a traffic circle. [Chiefly British]