pouncing

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pouncing

  1. present participle of pounce

Noun[edit]

pouncing (plural pouncings)

  1. The art or practice of transferring a design by means of pounce.
  2. Decorative perforation of cloth.
  3. A sudden leap, as of an animal when it pounces.
    • 1931, Mary Hunter Austin, Starry Adventure (page 274)
      Her driver was new to the country; he mightn't be prepared for the leaping of the yellow water down dry arroyos, swift as the pouncings of a cat, or the snake-like slidings of tons of loosened rock and clay from the steep potreros []

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