Definition of pound
16 ounces avoirdupois; "he got a hernia
when he tried
the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy
blows); "the sudden hammer
of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway"
with the hand, fist, or some heavy
instrument; "the salesman
pounded the door
knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
against with a heavy
impact; "ram the gate
with a sledgehammer"; "pound on the door"
up in a pound; "pound the cows
so they don't stray"