- a person or thing that pounds, pulverizes, or beats.
Origin of pounder1
Origin of pounder2
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Examples from the Web for pounder
He was about a three-hundred pounder, white and blue and green, a rare specimen of fish.Tales of Fishes
On the plain of Acre I picked up a cannon ball, probably a twelve pounder.Byeways in Palestine
Then they replied with their rifles, and two Maxims and an eleven pounder were got to work.Through Three Campaigns
G. A. Henty
The big twenty-four pounder was dismounted, and five of its crew killed.The Naval History of the United States
Willis J. Abbot.
I tell you it was exciting to hook a five or six pounder and have him make off with a lurch.Captain Mugford