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pounded


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pounce  \Pounce\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pounded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Pouncing}.] 
  To  sprinkle  or  rub  with  pounce;  as  to  pounce  paper,  or  a 
  pattern. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pound  \Pound\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pounded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Pounding}.]  [OE.  pounen  AS  punian  to  bruise.  Cf  {Pun}  a 
  play  on  words.] 
  1.  To  strike  repeatedly  with  some  heavy  instrument;  to  beat 
 
  With  cruel  blows  she  pounds  her  blubbered  cheeks. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  comminute  and  pulverize  by  beating;  to  bruise  or  break 
  into  fine  particles  with  a  pestle  or  other  heavy 
  instrument;  as  to  pound  spice  or  salt. 




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