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 for pond
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pond \Pond\, v. t. [See Ponder.]
     To ponder. [Obs.]
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           Pleaseth you, pond your suppliant's plaint. --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pond \Pond\, n. [Probably originally, an inclosed body of water,
     and the same word as pound. See Pound an inclosure.]
     A body of water, naturally or artificially confined, and
     usually of less extent than a lake. "Through pond or pool."
     --Milton.
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     Pond hen (Zool.), the American coot. See Coot
     (a) .
  
     Pond lily (Bot.), the water lily. See under Water, and
        Illust. under Nymph[ae]a.
  
     Pond snail (Zool.), any gastropod living in fresh-water
        ponds or lakes. The most common kinds are air-breathing
        snails (Pulmonifera) belonging to Limn[ae]a, Physa,
        Planorbis, and allied genera. The operculated species are
        pectinibranchs, belonging to Melantho, Valvata, and
        various other genera.
  
     Pond spice (Bot.), an American shrub ({Tetranthera
        geniculata) of the Laurel family, with small oval leaves,
        and axillary clusters of little yellow flowers. The whole
        plant is spicy. It grows in ponds and swamps from Virginia
        to Florida.
  
     Pond tortoise, Pond turtle (Zool.), any freshwater
        tortoise of the family Emydid[ae]. Numerous species are
        found in North America.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pond \Pond\, v. t.
     To make into a pond; to collect, as water, in a pond by
     damming.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pond
      n 1: a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing" [syn:
           pond, pool]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "pond":
     artificial lake, bayou lake, cistern, dam, dead water, dike, etang,
     farm pond, fishpond, freshwater lake, glacial lake, inland sea,
     lagoon, laguna, lake, lakelet, landlocked water, linn, loch, lough,
     mere, millpond, millpool, nyanza, oxbow lake, plash, pondlet, pool,
     puddle, reservoir, salina, salt pond, stagnant water,
     standing water, still water, sump, tank, tarn, tidal pond,
     volcanic lake, water hole, water pocket, well
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  POND. A body of stagnant water; a pool. 
       2. Any one has a right to erect a fish pond; the fish in ii are 
  considered as real estate, and pass to the heir and not to the executor. Ow. 
  20. See Pool; River; Water. 
  
  

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