a trap for catching fish, consisting of a system of nets staked upright in the water and a rectangular enclosure or pound from which escape is impossible.
a fishing trap having an arrangement of standing nets directing the fish into an enclosed net
- Pound on
noun 1. 2 (def 7).
noun 1. a symbol (£) for “pound” or “pounds” as a monetary unit of the United Kingdom. 2. a symbol (#) for “pound” or “pounds” as a unit of weight or mass: 20# bond paper stock. 3. the symbol (#) used for various purposes.
- Pound something out
verb phrase To work hard at a keyboard: pounds out the great American novel at night