POUNDAGE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Poundage Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Confinement of cattle, or other animals, in a public pound.
  2. (n.) A subsidy of twelve pence in the pound, formerly granted to the crown on all goods exported or imported, and if by aliens, more.
  3. (n.) A sum deducted from a pound, or a certain sum paid for each pound; a commission.
  4. (v. t.) To collect, as poundage; to assess, or rate, by poundage.
  5. (n.) A charge paid for the release of impounded cattle.
  6. (n.) 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.


Synonyms:
Impounding, Internment,

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