poundage


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pound·age 1

 (poun′dĭj)
n.
1. A tax or commission based on value per pound sterling.
2. A rate or charge based on weight in pounds.
3. Weight measured in pounds.

pound·age 2

 (poun′dĭj)
n.
1. Confinement of animals in a pound.
2. A fee charged for the redemption of impounded animals or other property.

poundage

(ˈpaʊndɪdʒ)
n
1. a tax, charge, or other payment of so much per pound of weight
2. a tax, charge, or other payment of so much per pound sterling
3. (Units) a weight expressed in pounds

poundage

(ˈpaʊndɪdʒ)
n
(Agriculture) agriculture
a. confinement of livestock within a pound
b. the fee required for freeing a head of livestock from a pound

pound•age1

(ˈpaʊn dɪdʒ)

n.
1. a charge of so much per pound sterling or per pound weight.
2. weight in pounds.
[1350–1400]

pound•age2

(ˈpaʊn dɪdʒ)

n.
1. confinement within an enclosure or within limits.
2. the fee demanded to free animals from a pound.

poundage

a fee or fine charged for releasing animals from a pound.
See also: Dues and Payment
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poundage - a charge based on weight measured in pounds
charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
2.poundage - a fee charged for the recovery of impounded animals
fee - a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
3.poundage - weight expressed in pounds
weight - the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
4.poundage - placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
seizure - the taking possession of something by legal process
drug bust, drugs bust - seizure of illegal drugs by the police
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Translations

poundage

n
auf Pfundbasis berechnete Gebühr oder Abgabe
(= weight)Gewicht nt(in Pfund)
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and there were sundry questions about tonnage and poundage and ship-money, which most of them appeared unable to answer; still, every little difficulty was solved instantly when it reached Burns: her memory seemed to have retained the substance of the whole lesson, and she was ready with answers on every point.
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