Definition of vicinity:
propinquity, neighbourhood, backyard, matter, range, center, setting, region, near, vicinage, place, neck of the woods, location, purlieus, contiguity, site, scene, whereabouts, locale, area, venue, tune, locality, immediacy, base, neighborhood.
The location of a pound may be discovered by placing a piece of metal wire between the teeth, and resting the other end of the wire upon each end of the cylinder, guide bars, and bearings of the main shaft, repeating the operation in each place, and the sense of feeling will distinctly indicate the location of the knock, by imparting a more severe shock to the teeth when the vicinity of the knock is approached.- "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.
- "NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER", L. Muhlbach.
- "The Heart of the Range", William Patterson White.