Definitions for "Poundage"
Confinement of cattle, or other animals, in a public pound.
A charge paid for the release of impounded cattle.
a fee charged for the recovery of impounded animals
Customs duty on weight of all imports and exports save bullion. (Seward, Desmond. Henry V: The Scourge of God, 224)
The amount of weight that you use in an exercise, whether that weight is on a barbell, dumbbell, or exercise machine.
a charge based on weight measured in pounds
A sum deducted from a pound, or a certain sum paid for each pound; a commission.
A subsidy of twelve pence in the pound, formerly granted to the crown on all goods exported or imported, and if by aliens, more.
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.
Keywords:  custody, officer, private, law, placing
placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
Keywords:  assess, collect, rate
To collect, as poundage; to assess, or rate, by poundage.