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POUND, weight. There are two kinds of weights, namely, the troy, and the avoirdupois. The pound avoirdupois is greater than the troy pound, in the proportion of seven thousand to five thousand seven hundred and sixty. The troy pound contains twelve ounces, that of avoirdupois sixteen ounces.

POUND, Eng. law. A place enclosed to keep strayed animals in. 5 Pick. 514; 4 Pick. 258; 9 Pick. 14.

POUND, money. The sum of twenty shillings. Previous to the establishment of the federal currency,, the different states made use of the pound in computing money; it was of different value in the several states.
     2. Pound sterling, is a denomination of money of Great Britain. It is of the value of a sovereign. (q.v.) In calculating the rates of duties, the pound sterling shall be considered and taken as of the value of four dollars and eighty cents. Apt of March 3, 1833.
     3. The pound sterling of Ireland is to be computed, in calculating said duties, at four dollars and ten cents. Id.
     4. The pound of the British provinces Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and Canada, is to be so computed at four dollars. Act of May, 22, 1846.

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Last weekend the EBU general assembly passed a motion that decreed the LBF would be thrown out of the European organisation if they continued to back the fight.
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HAD a huge argument with LBF last night, so wasn't feeling up to much this morning.
The 2004 LBF was the most high profile in the event's history, with appearances buy actor Ewan McGregor, glamour model Jordan and singer Aled Jones boosting its media and consumer appeal, reports The Bookseller.
It is essential that our world leaders engage around the urgent issues facing us - our collective future; our opportunities and challenges, and how to develop solutions that will ensure a safer, healthier and more prosperous planet," says Louise Blouin, Founder and Chairman of LBF.
Summary: Te head of the Internal Security Forces (ISF), Major-General Ashraf Rifi, met with Lebanese Basketball Federation (LBF) president Pierre Kakhia on Thursday in order to discuss possible security measures to be taken at LBF stadiums and events for the remainder of a closely fought Finals series.
Early figures are showing that the 2004 London Book Fair (LBF), has hosted a record number of foreign visitors, helping it become the busiest LBF ever.
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According to Dynisco, these models measure loads of up to 2250 lbf at a resolution of 0.