The ponded conditions prevalent in that year were conducive to production and survival of young black bullheads.
For almost a mile above this great barrier the main river is ponded and almost as quiet as a lake.
The first group occurs most commonly in ponded conditions or in slowly flowing streams.
A brawling stream, as it winds adown the dingle, has been ponded in and set to drive some rustic mills upon its banks.
In this last case, the partial fillings at various points constituted dams above which drainage was ponded, making lakes.
During this period, the drainage was ponded between the ice front and the Umpog-Saugatuck divide.
Where the deformation is rapid enough, the river may be ponded and the valley filled with lake-laid sediments.
A mountain brook runs through the midst, ponded below by beaver dams.
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.