from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete variant of pinder.
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There was the _punder_, or pound-man, who looked after the repair of the fences and impounded stray cattle; the _cementarius_, or stonemason; the _custos apium_, or bee-keeper, an important person, as much honey was needed to make the sweetened ale, or mead, which the villagers and their chiefs loved to imbibe; and the steward, or
There were also in each village community a blacksmith, whose duty it was to keep in repair the ironwork of the village ploughs, a carpenter for the woodwork, and a pound-keeper, or punder, who looked after the stray cattle.