from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To lead about or astray.
- v. To contravene; to nullify.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To lead about; to lead astray.
- transitive v. To contravene; to nullify.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To lead around or about.
- Specifically In anatomy, to move (a limb) around an imaginary axis in such manner that it describes a conical figure, the distal extremity moving in a circle while the proximal extremity is fixed.
- In old English law, to contravene; nullify.
- In Scots law, to declare (the term for leading a proof) elapsed: as, the judge circumducted the term. Also circumduce.
Because the circumduct and compassing coulers, meeting together in the selfe same smoothe and cleane stones, did yeeld a reflection, no part being faultie, eyther of the square checkers or scutuls and Trigons.
Wealthy in the learned misery of my cimmerian temperment, one imploringly seeks forbearance, from those who have made apocryphal thrones before those Muses; Calliope, Clio and Erato - disremember not that all things circumduct the calamity of Melpomeme and droll Thalia.
D E D 1 C A T O R I A. 1 7 ha affentimr Rex, eum circumduct ingentU buspecumis.