Origin of round robin
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France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.
Wrapees was the term marines used for the Japanese because they had wrapping round their legs.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After a bunch of tough talk, this round of the hacker-on-hacker fight nevered materialized.
Divide the dough in half and very gently pat each half into a round 1-inch-thick disk.
But others say a still-unidentified man likely fired the round that caused a lethal head wound.Exclusive: Bin Laden ‘Shooter’ Under Investigation for Leaking Secrets|Shane Harris|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, considerations of weight have to be taken into account, but the more mould round the roots the better.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula|Erwin E. Klaas
There were at least a dozen ladies seated round the big table at the Parsonage.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
British Dictionary definitions for round robin
Other Idioms and Phrases with round robin
A petition or other document signed by several persons in sequence, so that no one can tell who was the first to sign it. For example, We decided to send a round robin to management to protest the new rules about work hours. This term originally referred to a grievance presented by seamen to their captain, called round because of the circular sequence of names, but the source of robin has been lost. [Early 1700s]
In sports, a tournament in which each player or team plays against all of the others in turn. For example, The club always holds a tennis round robin on the Fourth of July. [Late 1800s]