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Definition of pounder noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    pounder

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈpaʊndə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpaʊndər//
     
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  1. 1something that weighs the number of pounds mentioned a three-pounder (= a fish, for example, that weighs 3lb)
  2. 2a gun that fires a shell that weighs the number of pounds mentioned an eighteen-pounder
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pounder