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 Roun’cival.Round (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Round.
 
A watchman’s beat. He starts from one point, and comes round again to the same place.   1
   To walk the Round. The lawyers used frequently to give interviews to their clients in the Round church; and “walking the Round” meant loitering about the Round church, under the hope of being hired for a witness.   2
 


 Roun’cival.Round (To). 

 
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