pinfold


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pin·fold

 (pĭn′fōld′)
n.
An enclosure where stray animals are confined; a pound.
tr.v. pin·fold·ed, pin·fold·ing, pin·folds
To confine in or as if in a pinfold.

[Middle English pynfold, alteration of Old English pundfald : pund-, enclosure + fald, fold.]

pinfold

(ˈpɪnˌfəʊld)
n
(Agriculture)
a. a pound for stray cattle
b. a fold or pen for sheep or cattle
vb
(Agriculture) (tr) to gather or confine in or as if in a pinfold
[Old English pundfald, from pound3 + fold2]

pin•fold

(ˈpɪnˌfoʊld)

n.
1. a pound for stray animals.
2. a place of confinement or restraint.
[1400–50; late Middle English pynfold for *pindfold= Old English pynd(an) to impound (derivative of pund pound3) + Middle English fold fold2]

pinfold


Past participle: pinfolded
Gerund: pinfolding

Imperative
pinfold
pinfold
Present
I pinfold
you pinfold
he/she/it pinfolds
we pinfold
you pinfold
they pinfold
Preterite
I pinfolded
you pinfolded
he/she/it pinfolded
we pinfolded
you pinfolded
they pinfolded
Present Continuous
I am pinfolding
you are pinfolding
he/she/it is pinfolding
we are pinfolding
you are pinfolding
they are pinfolding
Present Perfect
I have pinfolded
you have pinfolded
he/she/it has pinfolded
we have pinfolded
you have pinfolded
they have pinfolded
Past Continuous
I was pinfolding
you were pinfolding
he/she/it was pinfolding
we were pinfolding
you were pinfolding
they were pinfolding
Past Perfect
I had pinfolded
you had pinfolded
he/she/it had pinfolded
we had pinfolded
you had pinfolded
they had pinfolded
Future
I will pinfold
you will pinfold
he/she/it will pinfold
we will pinfold
you will pinfold
they will pinfold
Future Perfect
I will have pinfolded
you will have pinfolded
he/she/it will have pinfolded
we will have pinfolded
you will have pinfolded
they will have pinfolded
Future Continuous
I will be pinfolding
you will be pinfolding
he/she/it will be pinfolding
we will be pinfolding
you will be pinfolding
they will be pinfolding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pinfolding
you have been pinfolding
he/she/it has been pinfolding
we have been pinfolding
you have been pinfolding
they have been pinfolding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pinfolding
you will have been pinfolding
he/she/it will have been pinfolding
we will have been pinfolding
you will have been pinfolding
they will have been pinfolding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pinfolding
you had been pinfolding
he/she/it had been pinfolding
we had been pinfolding
you had been pinfolding
they had been pinfolding
Conditional
I would pinfold
you would pinfold
he/she/it would pinfold
we would pinfold
you would pinfold
they would pinfold
Past Conditional
I would have pinfolded
you would have pinfolded
he/she/it would have pinfolded
we would have pinfolded
you would have pinfolded
they would have pinfolded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinfold - a pen where stray animals are confined
pen - an enclosure for confining livestock
References in classic literature ?
His close-shaven crown, surrounded by a circle of stiff curled black hair, had something the appearance of a parish pinfold begirt by its high hedge.
He felt sure that she had been suffering from the strain and conflict of self-repression; and that she was likely now to feel herself only in another sort of pinfold than that from which she had been released.
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Dennis, who started work at the William Cotton factory at the Pinfold Gate site in 1944, was at the unveiling of the plaque, alongside other former employees of the factory.
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Andy Clarke, who lives on St Mary's Terrace, near the pinfold, said: "That gate is about head height so that water is about five feet deep.
Not only because of the sheer beauty of its production, illustrated as it is by Greenaway medal winner Levi Pinfold, known for his exquisite full colour, mesmerising picture books, but here demonstrating what he can do with simple line and restricted to black and white.
THE SECRET HORSES OF BRIAR HILL by Megan Shepherd, illustrated by Levi Pinfold, Walker Books, PS12.
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The crossing outside Pinfold Medical Centre, Pinfold Street has become a faded, tatty barcode on Darlaston's main drag.
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