Definition for EX-POUND'

EX-POUND', v.t. [L. expono; ex and pono, to set.]

  1. To explain; to lay open the meaning; to clear of obscurity; to interpret; as, to expound a text of Scripture; to expound a law.
  2. To lay open; to examine; as, to expound the pocket. [Not used.] Hudibras.

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