5 letter word starting with pou

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pouch noun A small bag; usually, a leathern bag; as, a pouch for money; a shot pouch; a mail pouch, etc., That which is shaped like, or used as, a pouch, A protuberant belly; a paunch; — so called in ridicule., A sac or bag for carrying food or young; as, the cheek pouches of certain rodents, and the pouch of marsupials., A cyst or sac containing fluid., A silicle, or short pod, as of the shepherd’s purse., A bulkhead in the hold of a vessel, to prevent grain, etc., from shifting., To put or take into a pouch., To swallow; — said of fowls., To pout., To pocket; to put up with.
poulp noun Alt. of Poulpe
poult noun A young chicken, partridge, grouse, or the like.
pound verb t. To strike repeatedly with some heavy instrument; to beat., To comminute and pulverize by beating; to bruise or break into fine particles with a pestle or other heavy instrument; as, to pound spice or salt., To strike heavy blows; to beat., To make a jarring noise, as in running; as, the engine pounds., An inclosure, maintained by public authority, in which cattle or other animals are confined when taken in trespassing, or when going at large in violation of law; a pinfold., A level stretch in a canal between locks., A kind of net, having a large inclosure with a narrow entrance into which fish are directed by wings spreading outward., To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound., of Pound, A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of ounces., A British denomination of money of account, equivalent to twenty shillings sterling, and equal in value to about $4.86. There is no coin known by this name, but the gold sovereign is of the same value.