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Combined with cardinal numbers to make nouns meaning:

  1. Something or someone weighing so many pounds.
    She caught a ten-pounder. ( = She caught a fish that weighed ten pounds.)
  2. Something or someone costing so many pounds sterling.
    The striker they bought from United was a million-pounder.
  3. A cannon firing a projectile of so many pounds.
    The ship fired the twelve-pounder twice during the battle.