pounce

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pounce

1
the claw of a bird of prey

pounce

2
1. a very fine resinous powder, esp of cuttlefish bone, formerly used to dry ink or sprinkled over parchment or unsized writing paper to stop the ink from running
2. a fine powder, esp of charcoal, that is tapped through perforations in paper corresponding to the main lines of a design in order to transfer the design to another surface

Pounce

A fine colored powder, used to transfer mural designs to a wall surface; the design has been stenciled into heavy paper with a pounce wheel.

pounce

[pau̇ns]
(materials)
Pumice in the form of a very fine powder, used for preparing parchment and tracing cloth.
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I approached the Final Pouncer, there to check you didn't have a cushion up your jumper.
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In fairness I've been both the pouncer and the pounced in the past so I've counted every one of those cobbled steps.