Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See bin.

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Examples

  • He congratulated the community upon the abolition of bearing reins, those grievous burdens upon the necks of all free-going horses; and he trusted the time would soon arrive when the blinkers would also be taken off, every corn-binn thrown open, and every horse his own leader.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 339, January, 1844

  • He glanced at the blushing face of the Minor Canon, and the eager visage of the undergraduate, and bade them fill their glasses yet again, while they had the chance, for the Chapter's binn of _Laffite_ was now running very low in its deep cellar.

    Border Ghost Stories

  • Bartholomew Sharpe. we did Certainly expect he had binn Lost. they stayd at thes frinds Islands 3 dayes. they Brings with them 4 pery agoes, and Six very good Large Cannoes. we fills watter at

    Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Illustrative Documents

  • Assoone as the surprise was discovered some shott were made at them, but theire resolution to Carry so desperate an Attempt (knowing w't the end would have binn had they fayled therein) and sensiblenesse [?] in theire dispatch to gett the ship without Command, as also the night

    Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Illustrative Documents

  • Sharpe thear, Feared they had binn Suncke in the Sea.

    Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Illustrative Documents

  • Sharpe had binn ther, and Suppose had fitted what damage he Receved at

    Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Illustrative Documents

  • "For admission of ffreemen, wee humbly conceive it is our liberty, by charter, to chuse whom wee will admitt into our oune company, which yet hath not binn restrayned to Congregational men, but others haue been admitted, who were also provided for according to his majestjes direction."

    The Emancipation of Massachusetts

  • If you had scen ye pore simpel childeish creetur and heeard her tell her arteless tale, I think y'r kinde hart w'd have bin sore to considder so much unmiritted misfortun: ye father is in pore helth, a captiv, ye mother has binn dedd thre yeres, and ye pore orfann girl, Mollie, has to mentane ye burden of ye sick father, and a yung helples sister.

    Birds of Prey

  • Having carefully counted the bottles, they are stored away in their respective binns, a layer of sand or sawdust being placed under the first tier, and another over it; a second tier is laid over this, protected by a lath, the head of the second being laid to the bottom of the first; over this another bed of sawdust is laid, not too thick, another lath; and so on till the binn is filled.

    The Book of Household Management

  • CHAPTER XXXIX Attorney and Client The name of Mr. Vholes, preceded by the legend Ground-Floor, is inscribed upon a door-post in Symond's Inn, Chancery Lane -- a little, pale, wall-eyed, woebegone inn like a large dust-binn of two compartments and a sifter.

    Bleak House

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