from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. (Scotland) A seizure of property etc in lieu of a debt; the animal or property so seized
  • v. (Scotland) To seize property in this manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To impound, as cattle.
  • transitive v. To distrain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A dialectal (Scotch) form of pind or pound.
  • To seize; distrain; seize and sell under warrant, as a debtor's goods.


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  • MUZZY all the way ive shot those things through washing machines with little to no poind damage the ultimate in penatration even if you hit it in the shoulder it will punch through

    Rage broadheads

  • Belleau, l’amour te poind, je te pri’, ne l’oublie.

    Sonnets. iii

  • He'll apprehend them; poind their gear: [seize, property]

    Robert Burns How To Know Him

  • Notes. -- _wae_, sorrowful; _maun thole_, must endure, must put up with; _factor's snash_, agent's abuse; _poind_, seize upon, sequester; _gear_, property; _hae_, have;

    English Dialects From the Eighth Century to the Present Day


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