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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pounce \Pounce\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Pouncing.] To sprinkle or rub with pounce; as, to pounce paper, or a pattern. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pound \Pound\ (pound), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Pounding.] [OE. pounen, AS. punian to bruise. Cf. Pun a play on words.] 1. To strike repeatedly with some heavy instrument; to beat. [1913 Webster] With cruel blows she pounds her blubbered cheeks. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [1913 Webster]