pounder

pounder

1 [poun-der]
noun
a person or thing that pounds, pulverizes, or beats.

Origin:
before 1050; Old English pūnere pestle (not found in ME); see pound1, -er1

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pounder

2 [poun-der]
noun
1.
a person or thing having or associated with a weight or value of a pound or a specified number of pounds (often used in combination): He caught only one fish, but it was an eight-pounder.
2.
a gun that discharges a missile of a specified weight in pounds: a ten-pounder.

Origin:
1635–45; pound2 + -er1

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pound1 (paʊnd)
 
vb (when intr, often foll by on or at) (foll by out)
1.  to strike heavily and often
2.  (tr) to beat to a pulp; pulverize
3.  (tr) to instil by constant drilling: to pound Latin into him
4.  to produce, as by typing heavily
5.  to walk (the pavement, street, etc) repeatedly: he pounded the pavement looking for a job
6.  (intr) to throb heavily
 
n
7.  a heavy blow; thump
8.  the act of pounding
 
[Old English pūnian; related to Dutch puin rubble]
 
'pounder1
 
n

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