Roundhouse meaning

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A cabin on the after part of the quarterdeck of a ship.
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A circular building for housing and switching locomotives.
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A meld of four kings and four queens in pinochle.
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A punch or kick delivered with a sweeping movement from one side.
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A circular building, with a turntable in the center, used for storing and repairing locomotives.
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A cabin on the after part of the quarterdeck on old sailing ships.
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In pinochle, a meld consisting of a king and queen of each of the four suits.
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(rail transport) A circular building in which locomotives are housed.
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(martial arts) A punch or kick delivered with an exaggerated sweeping movement.
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(archaeology) An Iron Age dwelling.
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(nautical) The uppermost room or cabin of any note upon the stern of a ship.
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(card games) In the game of pinochle, a meld consisting of a queen and king in each of the four suits.
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A constable's prison; a lockup or station house.
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(nautical) A privy near the bow of the vessel.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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To punch or kick with an exaggerated sweeping movement.
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Origin of roundhouse