pounced

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

pounced

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pounce

Adjective[edit]

pounced (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Furnished with claws or talons.
    • Thomson
      The pounced young of the eagle.
  2. (obsolete) Ornamented with perforations or dots.
    • Holinshed
      Gilt bowls pounced and pierced.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.