Definition of Pounced

1. a. Furnished with claws or talons; as, the pounced young of the eagle.



Definition of Pounced

1. Verb. (past of pounce) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pounced

1. pounce [v] - See also: pounce

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pounced

poulterers
poulters
poultice
poulticed
poulticelike
poultices
poulticing
poultries
poultry
poultryman
poultrymen
poultrywoman
poultrywomen
poults
pounce
pounced (current term)
pouncer
pouncers
pounces
pouncet
pouncets
pouncing
pouncingly
pound-foolish
pound-for-pound
pound-force
pound cake
pound cakes
pound for pound

Literary usage of Pounced

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1. The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies by John Charles Frémont (1888)
"But it seemed that there could be no permanent rest for Carson for he was pounced on by Col. Beale to lead his command to avenge upon the Coman- clies some ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"On utmost Kilda'g shore, whose lonely race Resign the setting sun to Indian worlds, The royal eagle draws his vigorous young, Strong-pounced, and ardent ..."

3. Stirring Incidents in the Life of a British Soldier: An Autobiography by Thomas Faughnan (1891)
"The working party in the advanced trench last night, were pounced upon in the middle of the night by the Russians, and a regular hand-to-hand fight ensued. ..."

4. History of Dakota Territory by George Washington Kingsbury, George Martin Smith (1915)
"... AGENTS THE CROW CREEK SUDDENLY "pounced UPON*' BY SOLDIERS SECRETARY SCHURZ AND SUPERINTENDENT HAMMOND—THE PLAN OF THE PROSECUTORS THE AGENT INDICTED, ..."

5. In the Forbidden Land: An Account of a Journey Into Tibet, Capture by the by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1898)
"... PONIES—A HANDSOME PONY—DECOYED AWAY FROM MY TENT AND RIFLES—pounced UPON—THE FIGHT—A PRISONER DURING the night I was aroused several times by noises, ..."

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