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pound

noun: 16 ounces avoirdupois; "he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds"

noun: the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence

noun: a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy

noun: the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters

noun: the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters

noun: the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters

noun: formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence

noun: the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters

noun: the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents

noun: a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec

noun: United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)

noun: a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)

noun: a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs; "unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound"

noun: the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway"

verb: hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"

verb: strike or drive against with a heavy impact; "ram the gate with a sledgehammer"; "pound on the door"

verb: move heavily or clumsily; "The heavy man lumbered across the room"

verb: move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"

verb: partition off into compartments; "The locks pound the water of the canal"

verb: shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits; "The prisoners are safely pounded"

verb: place or shut up in a pound; "pound the cows so they don't stray"

verb: break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle; "pound the roots with a heavy flat stone"


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pound

Length: 5 letters

Scrabble value: 8

Words with Friends value: 11

Literati value: 6

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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