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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Sond \Sond\, Sonde \Sonde\, n. [AS. sand. See Send, v. t.]
1. That which is sent; a message or messenger; hence, also, a
visitation of providence; an affliction or trial. [Obs.]
Ye have enough, parde, of Goddes sond. --Chaucer.
2. (Rocketry) a rocket or balloon sent into the upper
atmosphere to measure atmospheric conditions or other
phenomena at altitudes unattainable by aircraft.
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