Im*pound" (), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Impounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Impounding.]

To shut up or place in an inclosure called a pound; hence, to hold in the custody of a court; as, to impound stray cattle; to impound a document for safe keeping.

But taken and impounded as a stray, The king of Scots. Shak.

 

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