pounce

[n] - the act of pouncing 2. [v] - move down on as if in an attack
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pounce

1 The process of making a design on the reverse side of silver or other metal to make a pattern of small relief dots; see embossing. The result is referred to as pounce work. 2 A fine powder which was rubbed into parchment to slightly roughen it for writing and make it receptive to ink. Pounce was also used before the invention of blotting paper in
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Pounce

Pounce noun [ French ponce pumice, pounce, from Latin pumex , -icis , pumice. See Pumice .] 1. A fine powder, as of sandarac, or cuttlefish bone, -- formerly used to prevent ink from spreading on manuscript. 2. Charcoal dust, or some other colored powder fo
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Pounce

Pounce transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pounded ; present participle & verbal noun Pouncing .] To sprinkle or rub with pounce; as, to pounce paper, or a pattern.
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Pounce

Pounce noun [ Prob. through French, from an assumed Late Latin punctiare to prick, Latin pungere , punctum . See Puncheon , Punch , transitive verb ] 1. The claw or talon of a bird of prey. Spenser. Burke. 2. A punc
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Pounce

Pounce transitive verb 1. To strike or seize with the talons; to pierce, as with the talons. [ Archaic] « Stooped from his highest pitch to pounce a wren.» Cowper. « Now pounce him lightly, And as he roars and rages, let's go deeper.» J. Flet
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Pounce

Pounce intransitive verb To fall suddenly and seize with the claws; -- with on or upon ; as, a hawk pounces upon a chicken. Also used figuratively. « Derision is never so agonizing as when it pounces on the wanderings of misguided sensibility.» Jeffrey.
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pounce

1. A fine powder, as of sandarac, or cuttlefish bone, formerly used to prevent ink from spreading on manuscript. ... 2. Charcoal dust, or some other coloured powder for making patterns through perforated designs, used by embroiderers, lace makers, etc. Pounce box, a box for sprinkling pounce. Pounce paper, a transparent paper for tracing. ... Origi
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pounce

noun the act of pouncing
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Pounce

• (v. t.) To strike or seize with the talons; to pierce, as with the talons. • (v. t.) A punch or stamp. • (n.) Charcoal dust, or some other colored powder for making patterns through perforated designs, -- used by embroiderers, lace makers, etc. • (v. t.) Cloth worked in eyelet holes. • (v. t.) The claw or talon of a bird
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Pounce

Pounce is a fine powder formerly used to prevent ink from spreading on paper, now superseded by blotting-paper.
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pounce

Also - A fine powder which was rubbed into parchment to slightly roughen it for writing and make it receptive to ink.
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Pounce

The claw of a shortwing or broadwing.
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pounce

fine powder spread on writing paper to keep ink from running
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