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- n. A chance meeting or encounter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as rencounter, n.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In billiards, that kiss-shot, so called, in which the cue-ball drives the first object-ball against the second and meets the latter on its return from cushion.
From Middle French rencontre. (Wiktionary)