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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinfold - a pen where stray animals are confined
pen - an enclosure for confining livestock
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