verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for pinfold
Who is not sick of our long confinement in that pinfold there?Stories from the Iliad|H. L. Havell
Like sheep hounded into their pinfold; bleating for mercy, where is no mercy, but only a whetted knife?Thomas Carlyle|Hector Carsewell Macpherson
Was a bull-calf in a pinfold, an' that too they left behind.
Pinfold is a pound for cattle; but no place of the name of Lipsbury is known.
Pinder, the man in charge of the pound or pinfold, was the name of a famous wicket-keeper of the last century.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley
British Dictionary definitions for pinfold
- a pound for stray cattle
- a fold or pen for sheep or cattle