Definition of Impounded

1. Verb. (past of impound) ¹



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Definition of Impounded

1. impound [v] - See also: impound

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impounded

imposure
impot
impotable
impotence
impotences
impotencies
impotency
impotentia
impotently
impotents
impots
impound
impoundage
impoundages
impounded (current term)
impounder
impounders
impounding
impoundment
impoundments
impounds
impoverish
impoverished
impoverishedly
impoverishedness
impoverisher
impoverishers
impoverishes
impoverishing

Literary usage of Impounded

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1. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Replevin as Administered by the Courts of by Joseph Elliott Cobbey (1890)
"REPLEVIN OF impounded ANIMALS. Section. Replevin does not lie for impounded or distrained animals if the proceeding is regular 348 The ..."

2. The New-Hampshire Town Officer by William Merchant Richardson (1829)
"... up when hogs are impounded. To all whom it may concern. Notice is hereby given, that four swine, to wit: [here describe the swine particularly, ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1906)
"should be impounded, direction is given that the judgment be modified, and a proper order impounding them be entered. [Ed. Note.—For cases in point, ..."

4. Wrongs and Their Remedies: A Treatise on the Law of Torts by Charles Greenstreet Addison, Francis Stafford Pipe Wolferstan, James M. Dudley, Edwin Baylies (1876)
"752 Sale of impounded animals.—By 12 & 13 Viet. c. 92, s. 5, it is enacted, ... Where several beasts have been distrained and impounded damage ..."

5. Summary of the Duties of a Justice of the Peace Out of Sessions: Summary by Thomas James Arnold (1860)
"Releasing Cattle impounded or damaging Pound. Releasing or attempting to release any horse, ass, sheep, swine, or other beast or cattle (a), which shall be ..."

6. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland [1807-1868/69] by Great Britain, George Kettilby Rickards (1851)
"Every Pound Keeper shall be entitled to receive from the Person by whom any Animal shall be impounded in such Pound, or from the Owner when such Animal ..."

7. An Analytical Digest of All the Reported Cases Determined in the House of by Samuel Bealey Harrison, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Court of Bankruptcy (1835)
"A pound-keeper is bound to receive every tiling offered to his custody, and is not answerable whether the thing were legally impounded or not. ..."

8. A Collection of Statutes Connected with the General Administration of the by Great Britain, William David Evans, Anthony Hammond, Thomas Colpitts Granger (1836)
"That all or any cattle, of whatever description they maybe, which shall be seized'aud distrained for the purposes of being impounded, in order to secure and ..."

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