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Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

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A mound constructed as a viewing platform within part of a garden, or in order to overlook a garden, in the 16th or 17th century ad.

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Mounts

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 12 words.

Probably an altered form of English Mount or German Mantz.

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Mount

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 36 words.

noun (the Mount) informal short for Mount Maunganui (Mauao). 2003 huia short stories 5 Her father looked towards

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mount

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 202 words.

A garden mount is an artificial hill. The mount was often hollow, and its interior could be used for storage

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in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 100 words.

v.

1 (often be mounted) set (someone) on horseback; provide with a horse: she was mounted on a

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Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

A garden mount is an artificial hill. The mount was often hollow, and its interior could be used for storage and to provide shelter for delicate plants. Mounts first appear ...

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mount

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

V.

1 (often be mounted) set (someone) on horseback; provide with a horse: she was mounted on a white horse.

2 establish; set up: security forces...

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Mount

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 220 words.

Variants: Mounts, Munt

Current frequencies: GB 1439, Ireland 66 • GB frequency 1881: 1161 • Main GB location

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mounted

Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 174 words.

A piece of material text, illustration, or photograph is mounted when it is affixed to, or laid down on, a

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Mount

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 42 words.

1. English: topographic name for someone who lived on or near a hill, Middle English mount (from Old English munt

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 99 words.

account, amount, count, fount, miscount, mount, no-account, surmount • headcount • viscount • paramount • tantamount • don't

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