Examples from the Web for finder
Common-law judges and civilians would agree that the finder got possession first, and so could keep it as against the shopkeeper.The Common Law|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
The finder is one who has been trained under the vigilant eye of the editor of this valuable paper.Watch Yourself Go By|Al. G. Field
Folding the paper, he wrote on the outside, "Will the finder of this paper please send it to Mr. Golden, Skowhegan?"The Golden Boys and Their New Electric Cell|L. P. Wyman
The boat was picked up later in a badly damaged condition, and given to the finder.Bowdoin Boys in Labrador|Jonathan Prince Cilley, Jr.
Should the finder neglect to carry his trover to the Bulargachi, the latter punishes him.Some Heroes of Travel|W. H. Davenport Adams