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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pond  \Pond\,  n.  [Probably  originally,  an  inclosed  body  of  water, 
  and  the  same  word  as  pound.  See  {Pound}  an  inclosure.] 
  A  body  of  water,  naturally  or  artificially  confined,  and 
  usually  of  less  extent  than  a  lake.  ``Through  pond  or  pool.'' 
  --Milton. 
 
  {Pond  hen}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  American  coot.  See  {Coot} 
  a  . 
 
  {Pond  lily}  (Bot.),  the  water  lily.  See  under  {Water},  and 
  Illust.  under  {Nymph[ae]a}. 
 
  {Pond  snail}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  gastropod  living  in  fresh-water 
  ponds  or  lakes.  The  most  common  kinds  are  air-breathing 
  snails  ({Pulmonifera})  belonging  to  Limn[ae]a,  Physa, 
  Planorbis,  and  allied  genera.  The  operculated  species  are 
  pectinibranchs,  belonging  to  {Melantho},  {Valvata},  and 
  various  other  genera. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pond  \Pond\,  v.  t. 
  To  make  into  a  pond;  to  collect,  as  water,  in  a  pond  by 
  damming. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pond  \Pond\,  v.  t.  [See  {Ponder}.] 
  To  ponder.  [Obs.] 
 
  Pleaseth  you  pond  your  suppliant's  plaint.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  pond 
  n  :  a  small  lake;  "the  pond  was  too  small  for  sailing"  [syn:  {pool}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Pond,  CA 
  Zip  code(s):  93280 




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