DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

5 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pound·age /ˈpaʊndɪʤ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pound·age n.
 1. A sum deducted from a pound, or a certain sum paid for each pound; a commission.
 2. A subsidy of twelve pence in the pound, formerly granted to the crown on all goods exported or imported, and if by aliens, more. [Eng.]
 3. Law The sum allowed to a sheriff or other officer upon the amount realized by an execution; -- estimated in England, and formerly in the United States, at so much of the pound.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pound·age, v. t. To collect, as poundage; to assess, or rate, by poundage. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pound·age, n.
 1. Confinement of cattle, or other animals, in a public pound.
 2. A charge paid for the release of impounded cattle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a charge based on weight measured in pounds
      2: a fee charged for the recovery of impounded animals
      3: weight expressed in pounds
      4: placing private property in the custody of an officer of the
         law [syn: impoundment, impounding, internment]