from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The herding together of cattle for inspection, branding, or shipping.
- n. The cattle so herded.
- n. The workers and horses employed in such herding.
- n. A gathering up, as of people under suspicion by the police.
- n. A summary: a news roundup.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An activity in which cattle are herded together in order to be inspected, counted, branded or shipped.
- n. The similar police activity of gathering together suspects to a crime.
- n. The summary to a news bulletin.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
And the last item of the roundup is my own contribution.
Mind you, I am still not convinced that "roundup" is a word.
Conventions | There's still more coverage from last weekend's Toronto Comic Arts Festival, including photo galleries from Torontoist and Deb Aoki, a roundup from the National Post, and a Doug Wright Awards piece in The Globe and Mail.
I'll put another post here when the roundup is up in a few days at Blawg Review.
Her campaign's latest ad, attacking Reid for his support of the DREAM Act, which Greg mentioned earlier in his roundup, is as despicable as it is desperate.
The latest roundup is in place at Is there More to Life than Shoes?
Just wanted to let you know that the My Legume Love Affair #20 roundup is now live.
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