Just who is crazy enough to go swimming when the pond across the street has a layer of ice across the top?
Then, a sharp-eyed woman pointed out a ladder leaning against a tree on the side of the pond.
New Yorkers barely batted an eye about the scandal-mongering across the pond.
“I jumped over a few cars, almost turned it upside down in a pond and came out on top of all four tires,” she wrote in an email.
Meanwhile, a similar conversation was taking place across the pond in the newly born United States of America.
It was only two days since his long talk with himself at the pond.
You are the reflection of Heaven in a pond, and he that leaps at you is sunk.
We can buy a whole lot of ducks, and have a pond of our own.
He has dug up all his hepaticas and two rose-bushes to make his pond.
I've lived here for sixty years and I've never been on the pond yet.
c.1300 (mid-13c. in compounds), "artificially banked body of water," variant of pound "enclosed place" (see pound (n.2)). Applied locally to natural pools and small lakes from late 15c. Jocular reference to "the Atlantic Ocean" dates from 1640s. Pond scum (Spirogyra) is from 1864 (also called frog-spittle and brook-silk. As figurative for "someone extremely repulsive," from 1984.