A pound (Ib)
is an imperial unit for measuring mass.
1 pound = 453.59237 grams
A bag of sugar has a mass
of about 2.2 Ib, while an average man has a mass of about 160 Ib.
Historically, in different parts of the world, at different points
in time, and for different applications, the pound (or its translation)
has referred to broadly similar but not identical standards of mass