Definition of pound:
- A public enclosure for the safe custody of cattle found straying or doing damage.
- A standard weight in Eng. of 16 oz., or 7000 gr. avoir.; 12 oz., or 5760 gr. troy or apoth.; a unit of money, of 20s. or 240d., so called from formerly weighing a pound.
- To shut in or confine in a public pound.
- To stamp or bruise in a mortar; to pulverise by beating with a pestle; to strike or beat with something heavy.
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- attack (part of speech: verb)
prison (part of speech: noun)
- reform school,
- penal colony,
- San Quentin,
- straight jacket,
The most prominent location of the causes of a pound are, first, in the crank pin, from causes to be hereafter explained, and from its wearing oval at the cross- head journal; and second, at the ends of the cylinders, or the ends of the guide bars, because of a ridge forming there as the wear proceeds.- "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.
- "The High Calling", Charles M. Sheldon.
- "Quodlibet", John P. Kennedy.