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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bounce  \Bounce\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bounced};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bouncing}.]  [OE.  bunsen;  cf  D.  bonzen  to  strike,  bounce, 
  bons  blow,  LG  bunsen  to  knock;  all  prob.  of  imitative 
  origin.] 
  1.  To  strike  or  thump,  so  as  to  rebound,  or  to  make  a  sudden 
  noise;  a  knock  loudly. 
 
  Another  bounces  as  hard  as  he  can  knock.  --Swift. 
 
  Against  his  bosom  bounced  his  heaving  heart. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  leap  or  spring  suddenly  or  unceremoniously;  to  bound; 
  as  she  bounced  into  the  room 
 
  Out  bounced  the  mastiff.  --Swift. 
 
  Bounced  off  his  arm+chair.  --Thackeray. 
 
  3.  To  boast;  to  talk  big  to  bluster.  [Obs.] 




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