impound

[ verb im-pound; noun im-pound ]SEE DEFINITION OF impound

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPOUND

And when next ye seek to impound me, come in force, sir–come in force!

Steal it or impound it or take it away legally, you've got to know how it runs.

Does not the Maharajah-sahib impound all horses left ownerless?

No. 5; by either of which I was fully authorized to seize and impound all trespassers—a limit and license that included dragons.

After Colonel W. left for town, he went to his wife and asked her what the Colonel meant by telling him to impound the ox.

They were first opened to admit the ship, and then closed to impound the water that flows up through the bottom of the lock.

I'm going to send for engineers and find what it will cost to impound water in the cordilleras and run ditches into the valley.

"And you'll probably find that your creditors will impound the banking account of Mr. Cornelius," said Holmes.

I resolved to impound the waters of my spring in the ravine and keep fish at last—without salt—to my heart's content.

These cows he used to impound, and had great trouble in the matter.

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