Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dialectal form of pinder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Obs. or Scot. The keeper of a cattle pound; a pinder.
  • noun Scot. One who distrains property.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Scotland The keeper of a cattle pound; a pinder.
  • noun Scotland One who distrains property.

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Examples

  • I'll watch for a while, and see that naebody meddles wi 'the grave --- it's only saying the laird's forbade it --- then get my bit supper frae Ringan the poinder up by, and leave to sleep in his barn; and I'll slip out at night, and neer be mist.' '

    The Antiquary

  • Knockwinnock poinder? — and what are ye doing here at this time

    The Antiquary

  • "What I am? why, wha should I be but Ringan Aikwood, the Knockwinnock poinder?

    The Antiquary — Volume 02

  • I'll watch for a while, and see that naebody meddles wi 'the grave -- it's only saying the laird's forbade it -- then get my bit supper frae Ringan the poinder up by, and leave to sleep in his barn; and I'll slip out at night, and neer be mist. "

    The Antiquary — Complete

  • I'll watch for a while, and see that naebody meddles wi 'the grave -- it's only saying the laird's forbade it -- then get my bit supper frae Ringan the poinder up by, and leave to sleep in his barn; and I'll slip out at night, and neer be mist. "

    The Antiquary — Volume 02

  • "What I am? why, wha should I be but Ringan Aikwood, the Knockwinnock poinder?

    The Antiquary — Complete

  • I’ll watch for a while, and see that naebody meddles wi’ the grave — it’s only saying the laird’s forbade it — then get my bit supper frae Ringan the poinder up by, and leave to sleep in his barn; and I’ll slip out at night, and neer be mist.”

    The Antiquary

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