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Synonyms for mound

heap

hill

barrow

Synonyms for mound

to put into a disordered pile

Synonyms for mound

(baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands

structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones

the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit

Synonyms

form into a rounded elevation

References in classic literature ?
However unpleasant the task might be, hands alone were used in the further examination of the mound.
Indeed, Dorothy wondered at first why the Wheelers did not roll up this path; but when she followed it to the foot of the mound she found that several big pieces of rock had been placed directly across the end of the way, thus preventing any one outside from seeing it and also preventing the Wheelers from using it to climb up the mound.
The Secretary's eyes glanced with so much meaning in them at the Mounds, that Mr Boffin said, as if in answer to a remark:
I can price the Mounds to a fraction, and I know how they can be best disposed of; and likewise that they take no harm by standing where they do.
Not resting satisfied with giving that much chace to Mrs Boffin's fancies, they pursued them into the yard and outbuildings, and under the Mounds.
At length the sun set in a flood of glory, behind the distant western hills, and as darkness drew its veil around the secluded spot the sounds of preparation diminished; the last light finally disappeared from the log cabin of some officer; the trees cast their deeper shadows over the mounds and the rippling stream, and a silence soon pervaded the camp, as deep as that which reigned in the vast forest by which it was environed.
As I saw him go, picking his way among the nettles, and among the brambles that bound the green mounds, he looked in my young eyes as if he were eluding the hands of the dead people, stretching up cautiously out of their graves, to get a twist upon his ankle and pull him in.
He went towards the mounds, whence came the clank of the chains of sledges as they slipped down or were dragged up, the rumble of the sliding sledges, and the sounds of merry voices.
Reynolds Pest Management, Inc's founder Brian Reynolds encourages homeowners and businesses in the Vero Beach Florida vicinity to avoid any and all fire ant mounds if possible.
That included the Buri mounds, which along with those in Dar Kulayb and Karzakan were described in Bahrain's application as: "The highest level of density of burial mounds in one field and the highest density of mound fields in a relatively limited territory.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Termite mounds can help prevent the spread of deserts into semi-arid ecosystems and agricultural lands.
The first 25 mounds that were separate, distinct entities (not overlapping another mound or mounds, or associated with a badger mound), created during the present spring and early summer were surveyed.
iSchool High of Flower Mound is an early college opportunity charter high school in Parker Square.
Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, would have made it easier for Blue Mound to obtain the right to run its system.
With many such monuments from the Neolithic between 4,250 to 2,100 BC, they have a habit of suddenly disappearing over the horizon; in our case as we rose up the slope towards our mound it did disappear, adding to an air of mystery.