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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Circled  \Cir"cled\,  a. 
  Having  the  form  of  a  circle;  round.  ``Monthly  changes  in  her 
  circled  orb.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Circle  \Cir"cle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Circled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Circling}.]  [OE.  cerclen  F.  cercler,  fr  L.  circulare  to 
  make  round.  See  {Circle},  n.,  and  cf  {Circulate}.] 
  1.  To  move  around  to  revolve  around 
 
  Other  planets  circle  other  suns.  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  encompass,  as  by  a  circle;  to  surround;  to  inclose;  to 
  encircle.  --Prior.  Pope. 
 
  Their  heads  are  circled  with  a  short  turban. 
  --Dampier. 
 
  So  he  lies,  circled  with  evil.  --Coleridge. 
 
  {To  circle  in},  to  confine;  to  hem  in  to  keep  together;  as 
  to  circle  bodies  in  --Sir  K.  Digby 




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