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It’s worth noting, however, that a significant portion of that reduced poundage comes from the 765LT’s standard omission of the air conditioning and audio systems, but these features can be added back to the car at no cost.

Yet Schell points out that guides carry first-aid kits, repair kits, and evacuation sleds without consideration of poundage.

He's right that it's "ridiculous" to assume that his poundage precluded a race for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

At the same time the tonnage and poundage money was applied to the benefit of the Royal Navy.

This was called the sheriffs poundage, and often amounted to large sums—as much as 97 odd in one case which is cited by Mr. Neild.

Handicapped as he was by lack of poundage, Dublin's pet lamb made up for it by superlative skill in ringcraft.

The raising of tonnage and poundage without a parliamentary grant was declared illegal.

Differences had arisen over the substitution by the former of the share system for the old plan of payment by wages and poundage.


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On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to poundage, such as: adiposity, avoirdupois, ballast, bulk, burden, and density.

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