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pounds

noun (1)
plural of pound

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pounds

noun (2)
plural of pound

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an enclosure with an open framework for keeping animals
  • stray dogs wearing tags are kept in that pound until their owners can be notified

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pounds

verb
present tense third-person singular of pound

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1 to move heavily or clumsily
  • pounding down the road as fast as he could run

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4 to shape with a hammer
  • pounding out a depression in the metal

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5 to reduce to fine particles
  • the tablet may be pounded and mixed in with the animal's food

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“Pounds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pounds. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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