pincher

[pin-cher]

Origin of pincher

1400–50; late Middle English pynchar niggard. See pinch, -er2
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Historical Examples of pincher

  • Mrs. Pincher was at the door of the clergy-house, crying openly and wiping her eyes.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • A young soldier (it was Charlie Wilkes) came upon Pincher the pawnbroker.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • He had insulted the name of the Father, and Pincher, the pawnbroker, had knocked him down.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • Then the police had come and Pincher had been taken off to the police station.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • Mrs. Pincher was with the Father, and the poor dog was dead.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine