Ten-pounder
Ten-pounder Ten"-pound`er, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large oceanic fish ({Elops saurus}) found in the tropical parts of all the oceans. It is used chiefly for bait. [1913 Webster]

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  • ten-pounder — ten poundˈer noun 1. Something weighing or worth ten pounds 2. Any of a family (Elopidae) of marine or freshwater bony fishes 3. A person who was a voter by virtue of occupying property worth ten pounds a year (historical) • • • Main Entry: ↑ten …   Useful english dictionary

  • ten-pounder —   See milkfish …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Pounder — Pound er, n. 1. One who, or that which, pounds, as a stamp in an ore mill. [1913 Webster] 2. An instrument used for pounding; a pestle. [1913 Webster] 3. A person or thing, so called with reference to a certain number of pounds in value, weight,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pounder — pounder1 /pown deuhr/, n. a person or thing that pounds, pulverizes, or beats. [bef. 1050; OE punere pestle (not found in ME); see POUND1, ER1] pounder2 /pown deuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing having or associated with a weight or value of a pound… …   Universalium

  • pounder — I. noun Date: before 12th century 1. one that pounds 2. a tool used for pounding II. noun Date: 1684 1. a gun throwing a projectile of a specified weight used in combination < the ship was armed with six pounders > 2. one having a usually… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Elops saurus — Ten pounder Ten pound er, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large oceanic fish ({Elops saurus}) found in the tropical parts of all the oceans. It is used chiefly for bait. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arms — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Arms >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 arm arm arms Sgm: N 1 weapon weapon deadly weapon Sgm: N 1 armament armament armaments armature Sgm: N 1 panoply panoply stand of arms …   English dictionary for students

  • pound|er — pound|er1 «POWN duhr», noun. a person or thing that pounds, pulverizes, or beats. ╂[Old English punere. See etym. under pound2. (Cf. ↑pound)] pound|er2 «POWN duhr», noun. 1. a person or thing weighing a specified number of pounds: »The baby was a …   Useful english dictionary

  • arms — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Weapons Nouns 1. arms, weapon[s], weaponry, firearms, armament, engine of war, materiel; hardware; panoply, stand of arms, military establishment; armory, arsenal (See store); armor (See defense). See… …   English dictionary for students

  • Elops saurus — Taxobox name = Ladyfish image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Elopiformes familia = Elopidae genus = Elops species = E. saurus binomial = Elops saurus binomial authority = Linnaeus, 1766The… …   Wikipedia

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