pound



Definition of pound :

v. t. - To strike repeatedly with some heavy instrument; to beat.
v. t. - To comminute and pulverize by beating; to bruise or break into fine particles with a pestle or other heavy instrument; as, to pound spice or salt.
v. i. - To strike heavy blows; to beat.
v. i. - To make a jarring noise, as in running; as, the engine pounds.
n. - An inclosure, maintained by public authority, in which cattle or other animals are confined when taken in trespassing, or when going at large in violation of law; a pinfold.
n. - A level stretch in a canal between locks.
n. - A kind of net, having a large inclosure with a narrow entrance into which fish are directed by wings spreading outward.
v. t. - To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound.
pl. - of Pound
n. - A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of ounces.
n. - A British denomination of money of account, equivalent to twenty shillings sterling, and equal in value to about $4.86. There is no coin known by this name, but the gold sovereign is of the same value.


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