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POUNDAGE, practice. The amount allowed to the sheriff, or other officer, for commissions on, the money made by virtue of an execution. This allowance varies in different states, and to different officers.

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Although there have been fluctuations from quarter to quarter, the cumulative 2004 figure is almost identical to the total poundage of the three fibers shipped in the year-ago period.
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