Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of pinfold.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See pinfold.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as pinfold.

Etymologies

pen +‎ fold (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Corruption. on October 4, 2009 at 10: 56 pm Joseph K. PC A Hunn, I could not agree more. on October 5, 2009 at 6: 17 am penfold

    Do You Know Who I Am? « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Rather too small for the penfold, it had so far been living in the shed with us, where it had become fast friends with Rollo.

    Drums of Autumn

  • We paced slowly together, across the dooryard and past the sheds, down to the penfold and the field beyond.

    Drums of Autumn

  • One of the mules in the penfold, a light gray creature named Clarence, saw us and brayed enthusiastically in welcome, making the rest of the horses crowd up next to the rails, eager for food.

    Drums of Autumn

  • My glowing visions were interrupted by a raucous bellow from the penfold; Clarence announcing an arrival.

    Drums of Autumn

  • He glared down at the lad, sitting in the mud by the penfold.

    Drums of Autumn

  • Ian stood in his stirrups to look down into the penfold.

    Drums of Autumn

  • Sure enough, the newly named Judas was standing in the penfold, unsaddled, companionably switching flies head to tail with a thick-barreled gray gelding.

    Drums of Autumn

  • We had two sturdy sheds now, plus a split-railed penfold in which to keep the horses and any other stock we might acquire.

    Drums of Autumn

  • As I came down the hill I saw Brianna's horse in the penfold; she was home.

    Drums of Autumn

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Place (pen)in village where you can put your sheep

    June 28, 2009