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Main Entry: 1pound
Inflected Form(s): plural poundsalso pound
Etymology: Old English pund "pound weight," from Latin pondo (same meaning) 1: any of various units of mass and weight; especially: a unit in general use among English-speaking peoples equal to 16 ounces (about 0.454 kilograms) -- see MEASURE table 2 a: the basic unit of money of the United Kingdom -- called also pound sterlingb: any of several basic units of money (as of Egypt or Lebanon) c: a coin or bill representing one pound