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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Retundverb

    To blunt; to turn.

    Etymology: retundo, Lat.

    Covered with skin and hair keeps it warm, being naturally a very cold part, and also to quench and dissipate the force of any stroke that shall be dealt it, and retund the edge of any weapon. John Ray, on the Creation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retundverb

    to blunt; to turn, as an edge; figuratively, to cause to be obtuse or dull; as, to retund confidence

  2. Etymology: [L. retundere, retusum; pref. re- re- + tundere to beat.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Retund

    rē-tund′, v.t. to blunt, as the edge of a weapon.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retund in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retund in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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    a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
    • A. sheath
    • B. leaven
    • C. abandon
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