Definition of Pounders

1. Noun. (plural of pounder) ¹



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Definition of Pounders

1. pounder [n] - See also: pounder

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pounders

pound sign
pound signs
pound sterling
pound the pavement
pound the table
pound up
poundage
poundages
poundal
poundals
poundcake
poundcakes
pounded
pounder
pounders (current term)
pounding
poundingly
poundings
poundkeeper
poundkeepers
poundmaster
poundmasters
pounds
pounds per square inch
poupe
pouped
poupes
poupeton
poupetons

Literary usage of Pounders

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1808)
"The Diligent of two 24-pounders, and two 8-pounders, and 6Q men, sunk; ... 6, of one 24 pounder and 40 men, sunk; No 107, of two ti-pounders and 35 men, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The 64-pounders were introduced in 1864. For naval purposes the calibre was ... The 40-pounders are stronger, and fire much heavier charges than their ..."

3. Naval and Military Memoirs of Great Britain, from 1727 to 1783 by Robert Beatson (1804)
"Round fhot—376 twenty-four pounders, 574 twenty- pounders, 1454 eighteen pounders, 4233 twelve pounders, 1633 eight pounders, 338 fix pounders, ..."

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