5 letter word starting with moun

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mound noun A ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. It is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross; — called also globe., An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart; also, a natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll., To fortify or inclose with a mound.
mount verb A mass of earth, or earth and rock, rising considerably above the common surface of the surrounding land; a mountain; a high hill; — used always instead of mountain, when put before a proper name; as, Mount Washington; otherwise, chiefly in poetry., A bulwark for offense or defense; a mound., A bank; a fund., To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; — often with up., To get up on anything, as a platform or scaffold; especially, to seat one’s self on a horse for riding., To attain in value; to amount., To get upon; to ascend; to climb., To place one’s self on, as a horse or other animal, or anything that one sits upon; to bestride., To cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding; to furnish with horses., Hence: To put upon anything that sustains and fits for use, as a gun on a carriage, a map or picture on cloth or paper; to prepare for being worn or otherwise used, as a diamond by setting, or a sword blade by adding the hilt, scabbard, etc., To raise aloft; to lift on high., That upon which a person or thing is mounted, A horse., The cardboard or cloth on which a drawing, photograph, or the like is mounted; a mounting.