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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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This new EDGE Post Pounder and Puller requires a minimum of 15 gpm hydraulic flow and is recommended for use on a skid steer with a minimum lift capacity of 1,650 pounds.
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Mr Pounder, of Potter Place, Stanley, had been out celebrating in The Loft nightclub in Durham City in March for the birthday of a mutual friend of his and Longstaff.
But District Judge Williams said Pounder had done absolutely nothing to satisfy the order.
Patrick Griffiths, prosecuting, said Pounder was a partner with David and Snape solicitors, in Bridgend, when he carried out the thefts between mid-1996 and the summer of 2003
Swansea Crown Court heard that only-child Pounder, pictured left, was the son of a former high- ranking policeman in South Wales and the 'apple of his father's eye'.
The same duo combined for the second goal nine minutes later when Pounder finished from close range.
Pounder finally made the breakthrough with a 77th-minute strike.