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AROUND', preposition [a and round. See Round.]

1. About; on all sides; encircling; encompassing; as, a lambent flame around his brows.

2. In a looser sense, from place to place; at random.

AROUND', adverb

1. In a circle; on every side.

2. In a looser sense, at random; without any fixed direction; as, to travel around from town to town. [See Round.]