Cir`cum*vo*lu"tion (?), n. [See Circumvolve.]

1.

The act of rolling round; the state of being rolled.

2.

A thing rolled round another.

Arbuthnot.

3.

A roundabout procedure; a circumlocution.

He had neither time nor temper for sentimental circumvolutions. Beaconsfield.

 

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