Who is pound?

  • (verb): Place or shut up in a pound.
    Example: "Pound the cows so they don't stray"
    Synonyms: impound
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pound, pounds:

Pound - People With The Surname
... Cuthbert Winfred Pound (1864–1935), American lawyer and politician from New York Dick Pound (born 1942), Canadian lawyer Dudley Pound (1877–1943), British naval officer Ezra Pound (188 ... Pound (1833–1914), Wisconsin politician ...
List Of British Ordnance Terms - Pounder
... of this period continued to be categorised by their pound rating, the weight in pounds of the shell that they fired, rather than by their bore ... A gun firing, for example, a 32-pound round was described as a 32-pounder, abbreviated pdr ... A rough pound rating to bore conversion for that time is 1 pounder-37mm, 2 pounder-40mm, 3 pounder-47mm, 6 pounder-57mm, 17 pounder-76.2mm, 25 pounder-87.6mm, 60 ...
Penny Sterling
... The penny sterling (plural pence, abbreviation p) is a subdivision of pound sterling, the currency for the United Kingdom ... It is currently 1⁄100 of a pound, but historically was 1⁄240 of a pound (old penny sterling) ... Stocks are often traded in pence rather than pounds and stock exchanges often use GBX to indicate that this is the case for the given stock rather than use the ISO 4217 currency symbol GBP ...
Steven Pound - Media Involvement
... Stephen Pound agreed to sponsor in parliament whichever idea eventually won the final vote ... was still very much in the news.) Stephen Pound’s on-air reaction to the result was that, "The people have spoken — the bastards" ... In May 2005, Pound appeared on British TV quiz show Have I Got News For You and in December of that year in a special edition of University Challenge ...
Malawian Pound
... The pound was the currency of Malaŵi until 1971 ... From 1932, Malaŵi (then Nyasaland) used the Southern Rhodesian pound ... In 1955, a new currency was introduced, the Rhodesia and Nyasaland pound ...

More definitions of "pound":

  • (noun): The basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters.
    Synonyms: Lebanese pound
  • (noun): A public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs.
    Example: "Unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound"
    Synonyms: dog pound
  • (noun): The basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters.
    Synonyms: Egyptian pound
  • (noun): United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972).
    Synonyms: Ezra Pound, Ezra Loomis Pound
  • (verb): Strike or drive against with a heavy impact.
    Example: "Pound on the door"
    Synonyms: ram, ram down
  • (noun): The basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters.
    Synonyms: Sudanese pound
  • (verb): Move rhythmically.
    Synonyms: beat, thump
  • (verb): Hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument.
    Synonyms: thump, poke
  • (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.
    Synonyms: lbf.
  • (verb): Move heavily or clumsily.
    Synonyms: lumber
  • (verb): Partition off into compartments.
    Example: "The locks pound the water of the canal"
    Synonyms: pound off
  • (noun): The basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters.
    Synonyms: Syrian pound
  • (noun): The basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents.
    Synonyms: Cypriot pound
  • (verb): Shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits.
    Synonyms: pound up
  • (noun): 16 ounces.
    Synonyms: lb
  • (verb): Break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle.
    Example: "Pound the roots with a heavy flat stone"

Famous quotes containing the word pound:

    As white their bark, so white this lady’s hours.
    —Ezra Pound (1885–1972)

    Duccio came not by usura
    nor Pier della Francesca; Zuan Bellin’ not by usura
    nor was ‘La Calunnia’ painted.
    Came not by usura Angelico; came not Ambrogio Praedis,
    Came no church of cut stone signed: Adamo me fecit.
    —Ezra Pound (1885–1972)

    A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
    —Ezra Pound (1885–1972)