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Pound 1Definition: To strike repeatedly with some heavy instrument; to beat.
Pound 2Definition: 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.
Pound 3Definition: To strike heavy
blows; to beat.
Pound 4Definition: To make a jarring noise, as in running; as, the engine pounds.
Pound 5Definition: 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.
Pound 6Definition: A level stretch in a canal between
Pound 7Definition: A kind of net, having a large inclosure with a narrow entrance into which fish are directed by
wings spreading outward.
Pound 8Definition: To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound.
Pound 9Definition: of Pound
Pound 10Definition: A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of
Pound 11Definition: A British denomination of money of account, equivalent to twenty
shillings sterling, and equal in value to about There is no coin known by this name, but the gold sovereign is of the same value.
pound 12Definition: the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy
blows); "the sudden hammer of
fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway"
pound 13Definition: a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed
dogs will be taken to the pound"
Pound 14Definition: United
States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature
pound 15Definition: a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to
pound 16Definition: the basic unit of money in Great Britain; equal to pence
pound 17Definition: the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to
pound 18Definition: the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to
pound 19Definition: formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to pence
pound 20Definition: the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to
pound 21Definition: the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to
pound 22Definition: the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to
ounces; "he tried to lift pounds"
pound 24Definition: break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle; "pound the roots with a heavy flat stone"
pound 25Definition: place or shut up in a pound; "pound the cows so they
pound 26Definition: shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or
prisoners are safely pounded"
pound 27Definition: hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a
bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
pound 28Definition: partition off into
locks pound the water of the canal"
pound 29Definition: strike or drive against with a heavy impact; "ram the gate with a sledgehammer"; "pound on the door"
pound 30Definition: move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"
pound 31Definition: move heavily or clumsily; "The heavy man lumbered across the room"