Origin of roundup
Examples from the Web for roundup
Read here for yourself a roundup of how his statement was playing in real time on September 13, 2012.
Here, a roundup of the best responses from cops who are down with getting high.
(Such seeds were of course from Roundup Ready plants, since they had survived the spraying of Roundup).
I weed and occasionally resort to Roundup, and don't feel too hard-used.
Other colors in their top 10 roundup include shades like “Tender Shoots” and “Lemon Zest.”Pippa Middleton's Four Outfit Changes, Courtney Love Launches Vintage Clothing Line|The Fashion Beast Team|October 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Yoh tell me, sweetheart; what's he gone do when roundup's all finish?The Heritage of the Sioux|B.M. Bower
Acted kind o like a chicken with its head cut off till the Boss got into the roundup.Langford of the Three Bars|Kate Boyles
To be sure I've added to the collection here and there, but I never was pretty after that roundup.Stories of the Railroad|John A. Hill
After the roundup we learned the reason for our unexpected meeting.Football Days|William H. Edwards
On the morning of the roundup young Goff and Flinthead made a wide detour to appear at the easternmost side.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
Word Origin and History for roundup
also round-up, by 1869 in the cattle drive sense; from verbal phrase round up "to collect in a mass" (1610s; specifically of livestock from 1847); see round (v.) + up (adv.). Meaning "summary of news items" is recorded from 1886.
Idioms and Phrases with roundup
see head for (the last roundup). Also see round up.