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quarter-pounder

A hamburger that weighs roughly four ounces (a quarter of a pound) before it is cooked. The phrase is best-known as the name of a hamburger served at McDonald's fast food restaurants. I think I'm going get a quarter-pounder for dinner tonight—what would you like?

gravel-pounder

n. an infantry soldier. (Military.) Do you really want to join the Army and be a gravel-pounder?

ground-pounder

n. an infantry soldier. (Military.) If you join the army, it means a lot of your life spent as a ground-pounder.

pounder

n. a police officer; a cop on the beat. The pounder gave me a parking ticket.
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The pounder remained like a sleeve over the half-sunk post for a few weeks while he recovered enough to help me lift it off and carry it back.
BIG DAY: Natalie Hutchinson and Robert Pounder, of Stockton are shown left and right, after their wedding at St Paul's Church.
With Pounder as a guide, IFRS convergence will still be a rocky road that most companies have to travel, but you won't lose your way or be diverted down false bunny trails.
Longstaff became jealous when he saw Mr Pounder dancing with a girl he said he had been seeing at weekends.
He issued a warrant to commit Pounder to prison for one year if he doesn't pay up by 3pm on September 22.
Passing sentence, judge Michael Farmer QC told Pounder he had betrayed the trust of all those around him.
And worse, enticed by "value meals," we're swayed to chow down a "supersize" pile of fries along with our Coke and Quarter Pounders.
Local McDonald's restaurants will be showcasing three new varieties of the iconic Quarter Pounder with Cheese burger starting today in restaurants in the Sacramento, Stockton, and Modesto area.
region and one of McDonald's new Quarter Pounder burgers - the Bacon and Cheese Quarter Pounder* (East Coast), Deluxe Quarter Pounder (Central) and Bacon Habanero Ranch Quarter Pounder (West Coast) - will battle it out for DJ supremacy.
Daniel Pounder, of Sycamore Drive, Lightcliffe, offered to supply the Class A drug last October, but he ended up giving the test purchase officer his pounds 80 back because of a problem with the drug delivery.
Jonathan Pounder, lecturer in environmental conservation at East Durham College, said "In order to help the woodland develop further, the students will be working to clear out the pine trees now they have performed their task, so that the woodland can develop further.
A TEENAGER is today facing jail for killing Newcastle United fan Graeme Pounder in a onepunch attack.
Nicholas Pounder, 47, plundered the estates of dead clients to pay off a car loan and went on a luxury holiday to Spain on money belonging to a disabled man.
Nicholas Pounder, 46, admitted 16 offences of theft and two of false accounting at Swansea crown court yesterday.
First Pounder found himself unmarked when controlling a cross from Keith Gilroy to put his side a head.