pound off

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Verb1.pound off - partition off into compartments; "The locks pound the water of the canal"
partition, partition off - divide into parts, pieces, or sections; "The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British"
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Every pound of narcotics seized by CBP officers is a pound off the streets and money that does not make it to the cartels, said Pete Flores, director of field operations for CBP in San Diego.
"The day of the weigh-in you should have seen the state of me trying to get a pound off," Burns said yesterday in the build-up to his clash with Australian Michael Katsidis for the interim WBO world lightweight championship at Wembley Arena.
To celebrate this latest success, Morrisons have sliced a pound off the normal pounds 5.99 price.
The pound off Mountain Road was built in 1768 and donated to the town by Caleb Mirick, for use by the town to corral stray animals.