Poind
Poind Poind (poind), v. t. [See {Pound} to confine.] 1. To impound, as cattle. [Obs. or Scot.] --Flavel. [1913 Webster]

2. To distrain. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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  • poind — n. seizure, repossession, foreclosure (Scottish) v. repossess, seize, foreclose (Scottish) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • poind — [pɔɪnd, pɪnd] verb Scots Law distrain or impound (a person s goods). Origin ME: var. of dialect pind impound …   English new terms dictionary

  • poind — v. & n. Sc. v.tr. distrain upon; impound. n. 1 an act of poinding. 2 an animal or chattel poinded. Etymology: ME f. OE pyndan impound …   Useful english dictionary

  • poinder — poindˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑poind …   Useful english dictionary

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  • poinding — noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English punding, gerund of punden to poind Scots law : a process by which a creditor seizes movable property so as to become vested with its title and the right of sale or appropriation in satisfaction of a debt * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Poinder — Poind er ( [ e]r), n. 1. The keeper of a cattle pound; a pinder. [Obs. or Scot.] T. Adams. [1913 Webster] 2. One who distrains property. [Scot.] Jamieson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poynd — Poynd, v., Poynder Poynd er, n. See {Poind}, {Poinder}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poynder — Poynd Poynd, v., Poynder Poynd er, n. See {Poind}, {Poinder}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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