Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dialectal variant of pound.
- n. The Danish and Swedish pound, equal to 1,1023 pounds avoirdupois.
“Voila, the Scots 'pound' is from the Icelandic pund, which is how it is widely pronounced in Scotland today.”
“… How many times do I have to pund it into your thick skull that Bush vetoed most of the legislation that the dems proposed?”
“If anyone is an intellectual lightweight, it is all of the non-journalist and pund-nuts on cnn and msnbc.”
“Where are Charlie Bronze, Aflleckwasthebomb, and our other friends from across the pund?”
“Free cat wif purchase ov 50 pund bag of kibble! miniminsmum says:”
“The media pund its claim that some channels are highly nnovative.”
“Particularly when we drop 500 pund bombs on them and burn them up with napalm and white phosphorous, and blow them away with 50 caliber at random checkpoints.”
“The lemonade and pund cake both sound and look great.”
“Pound" is from Anglo-Saxon pund and was brought to northern Europe by Roman traders.”
“Naa, that ought to satisfy yo 'particular talk; yo' loike to taste th 'butter and cheese afore you buy, and if it's gooid, you say,' I'll tak 'a pund o' that; 'naa, then, come and try if th' Lord is gooid.”
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