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Definition of pounder noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    pounder

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈpaʊndər//
     
     
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  1. 1(in compounds)
  2. 2something that weighs the number of pounds mentioned a three-pounder (= a fish, for example, that weighs 3 pounds)
  3. 3a gun that fires a shell that weighs the number of pounds mentioned an eighteen-pounder
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: pounder