• to shut up or place in an enclosure called a pound
  • to hold back
  • to hold in the custody of a court or its delegate
  • to collect and hold (funds) for payment of property taxes and insurance on property in which one has a security interest


  • a place in which things are impounded
  • a state of being impounded
  • that which has been impounded
  • amounts collected from a debtor and held by one with a security interest in property for payment of property taxes and insurance


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