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NOUN (1)

1. a small lake;
- Example: "the pond was too small for sailing"
[syn: pond, pool]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pond \Pond\, v. t. [See Ponder.] To ponder. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Pleaseth you, pond your suppliant's plaint. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] Pond hen (Zool.), the American coot. See Coot (a) . Pond lily (Bot.), the water lily. See under Water, and Illust. under Nymph[ae]a. Pond snail (Zool.), 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. Pond spice (Bot.), an American shrub (Tetranthera geniculata) of the Laurel family, with small oval leaves, and axillary clusters of little yellow flowers. The whole plant is spicy. It grows in ponds and swamps from Virginia to Florida. Pond tortoise, Pond turtle (Zool.), any freshwater tortoise of the family Emydid[ae]. Numerous species are found in North America. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pond \Pond\, v. t. To make into a pond; to collect, as water, in a pond by damming. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pond n 1: a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing" [syn: pond, pool]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "pond": artificial lake, bayou lake, cistern, dam, dead water, dike, etang, farm pond, fishpond, freshwater lake, glacial lake, inland sea, lagoon, laguna, lake, lakelet, landlocked water, linn, loch, lough, mere, millpond, millpool, nyanza, oxbow lake, plash, pondlet, pool, puddle, reservoir, salina, salt pond, stagnant water, standing water, still water, sump, tank, tarn, tidal pond, volcanic lake, water hole, water pocket, well
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

POND. A body of stagnant water; a pool. 2. Any one has a right to erect a fish pond; the fish in ii are considered as real estate, and pass to the heir and not to the executor. Ow. 20. See Pool; River; Water.