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Pound may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...


The pound, a unit of currency, originated (at least in Britain) as the value of a pound mass of silver. ... This article is about the currency symbol. ... The pound or pound-mass (abbreviations: lb, , lbm, or sometimes in the United States: #) is a unit of mass (sometimes called weight in everyday parlance) in a number of different systems, including the imperial and US and older English systems. ... Number sign is one name for the symbol #, and is the preferred Unicode name for the codepoint represented by that glyph. ... Pound rail is a railroad term that indicates the weight of rail per yard. ... The pound-force is a non-SI unit of force or weight (properly abbreviated lbf or lbf). The pound-force is equal to a mass of one pound multiplied by the standard acceleration due to gravity on Earth (which is defined as exactly 9. ...


Richard W. Pound, OC, OQ (born March 22, 1942) is a partner of leading Canadian law firm Stikeman Elliott and the chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) based in Montreal. ... Admiral of the Fleet Sir Alfred Dudley Pickman Rogers Pound GCB GCVO RN (August 29, 1877 - October 21, 1943) was a British naval officer who served as First Sea Lord, professional head of the Royal Navy from June 1939 to September 1943. ... Ezra Pound in 1913. ... Louise Pound (1872-1958) was a distinguished American folklorist and educator. ... Olivia Pound was a Nebaraska educator. ... The Pound-Rebka experiment is a well known experiment in general relativity. ... Roscoe Pound (1870 - 1964) was a distinguished American legal scholar and educator. ... Stephen Pelham Pound (born 3 July 1948), commonly known as Steve Pound, is a British Labour party politician who has served as the MP for Ealing North, in London, since 1997. ... Stephen B. Pound (1833 - 1911) was a pioneer lawyer, senator, and judge in Nebraska. ... Thaddeus Coleman Pound Thaddeus Coleman Pound (December 6, 1833 in Elk Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania - November 21, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate. ...


Tha Dogg Pound, also known as D.P.G. (Dogg Pound Gangstaz), is a rap group made up of Kurupt and Daz Dillinger. ... A canal pound is the stretch of level water impounded between two canal locks. ... Canal locks in England. ... A fist pound, (also fist bump, pound it, pounds, knocks, bones, the rock, respect knuckles, knucks, daps, tater, bro, or props as in proper recognition) is a type of friendly gesture similar to a hand shake or a high five. ... Pound is a lightweight open source reverse proxy program suitable to be used as a web server load balancing solution. ... For other uses, see Open source (disambiguation). ... Animal shelters or (dog) pounds are either governmental or private organizations that provide temporary homes for stray or surrendered pet animals, most often dogs and cats, until the animal is reclaimed by the owner, adopted to a new owner, placed with another organization, or euthanized. ... A buffalo pound was a hunting device constructed by native peoples of the North American plains for the purpose of enclosing and slaughtering American Bison. ... A mortar and pestle is a tool used to crush, grind, and mix substances. ... This page is a candidate to be moved to Wiktionary. ... It has been suggested that Duration of sexual intercourse be merged into this article or section. ... Figure 1. ... This is intended to be a comprehensive guide on the various symbols encountered in modern musical notation. ... Number sign is one name for the symbol #, and is the preferred Unicode name for the codepoint represented by that glyph. ...


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Pound Ridge is a town located in Westchester County, New York. ... Pound is a town located in Wise County, Virginia. ... Pound is a village in Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States. ... Pound is a town located in Marinette County, Wisconsin. ...


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Ezra Pound - definition of Ezra Pound in Encyclopedia (1280 words)
Pound's early poetry was inspired by his reading of the pre-Raphaelites and other 19th century poets and medieval Romance literature, as well as much neo-Romantic and occult/mystical philosophy.
In 1920, Pound moved to Paris where he moved among a circle of artists, musicians and writers who were revolutionising the whole world of modern art.
Pound was conceited and flamboyant to say the least which in psychiatric terms became "grandiosity of ideas and beliefs".
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