Roundel vs Rounder - What's the difference?

roundel | rounder |


As nouns the difference between roundel and rounder

is that roundel is anything having a round form; a round figure; a circle while rounder is a methodist preacher traveling a circuit, also referred to as a circuit rider.

As an adjective rounder is

(round).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

roundel

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Anything having a round form; a round figure; a circle.
  • (music) A roundelay or rondelay.
  • * 1595 , William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream , Act II, Scene II, line 1:
  • Come, now a roundel and a fairy song ... Fairies sing.
  • * Sung all the roundel lustily. — Chaucer
  • A small circular shield, sometimes not more than a foot in diameter, used by soldiers in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
  • * 1786 , Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons , page 26:
  • The roundel or rondache derived its name from its circular figure, it was made of oziers boards of light wood, sinews or ropes, covered with leather, plates of metal, or stuck full of nails in concentric circles or other figures.
  • (heraldiccharge) A circular spot; a charge in the form of a small coloured circle.
  • (aviation) a circular insignia painted on an aircraft to identify its nationality or service.
  • A bastion of a circular form.
  • rounder

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (round)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A Methodist preacher traveling a circuit, also referred to as a circuit rider.
  • *?Mike Richards - "Kentucky Hills of Tennessee"
  • My daddy was a rounder', he wore a ' rounder' s hat and coat.
  • A railroad man who worked at a roundhouse, operating the turntable.
  • A person who earns a living by playing cards.
  • A person who makes the rounds of bars, saloons, and similar establishments; figuratively, a debaucher or
  • One who rounds; one who comes about frequently or regularly.
  • A tool for making an edge or surface round.
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