What does poundage mean?

Definitions for poundage
ˈpaʊn dɪdʒpoundage

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word poundage.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. poundage(noun)

    a charge based on weight measured in pounds

  2. poundage(noun)

    a fee charged for the recovery of impounded animals

  3. poundage(noun)

    weight expressed in pounds

  4. impoundment, impounding, internment, poundage(noun)

    placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law

Wiktionary

  1. poundage(Noun)

    a charge based on the weight of something in pounds

  2. poundage(Noun)

    a charge based on the value of something in pounds sterling

  3. poundage(Noun)

    a weight measured in pounds

  4. poundage(Noun)

    a fee charged for keeping an animal in a pound, or for its release

  5. poundage(Noun)

    the keeping of an animal in a pound

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poundage(noun)

    a sum deducted from a pound, or a certain sum paid for each pound; a commission

  2. Poundage(noun)

    a subsidy of twelve pence in the pound, formerly granted to the crown on all goods exported or imported, and if by aliens, more

  3. Poundage(noun)

    the sum allowed to a sheriff or other officer upon the amount realized by an execution; -- estimated in England, and formerly in the United States, at so much of the pound

  4. Poundage(verb)

    to collect, as poundage; to assess, or rate, by poundage

  5. Poundage(noun)

    confinement of cattle, or other animals, in a public pound

  6. Poundage(noun)

    a charge paid for the release of impounded cattle

  7. Origin: [See 3d Pound.]

Freebase

  1. Poundage

    In English law, poundage was an ad valorem customs duty imposed on imports and exports at the rate of 1 shilling for every pound of goods imported or exported. The levy was introduced in 1347 and continued for many years at the same rate until after the Restoration from when Parliament set the rates according to current needs. Poundage was closely associated with tonnage, or tunnage, which was a duty on every tun of wine imported.

How to pronounce poundage?

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How to say poundage in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poundage in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poundage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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