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synonyms for pinfold

  • crate
  • enclosure
  • jail
  • pen
  • coop
  • corral
  • fold
  • mew
  • pound
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How to use pinfold in a sentence

Would you have Providence to shoot you here sitting, like so many hares hunted into a pinfold?
TRANSLATIONS FROM THE GERMAN (VOL 3 OF 3)THOMAS CARLYLE
Why, they must have been fairly starved on purpose; nay, they must have been in the pinfold all the time he had been laid up.
STORIES OF COMEDYVARIOUS
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
Like sheep hounded into their pinfold; bleating for mercy, where is no mercy, but only a whetted knife?
THOMAS CARLYLEHECTOR CARSEWELL MACPHERSON
He was a servant of corruption, holding a candle to disorderly walkers and happy sinners on their way into the devil's pinfold.
THE MANXMANHALL CAINE
Pinfold Street takes its name from the "pound" or "pinfold" that existed there prior to 1752.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Who is not sick of our long confinement in that pinfold there?
STORIES FROM THE ILIADH. L. HAVELL
Surgeon Pinfold was prescribing for a row of sick people, seated before him on a bench.
THE FALLEN LEAVESWILKIE COLLINS
Amelius went back to the cottage, to see if Toff had returned, in his absence, before he paid his daily visit to Surgeon Pinfold.
THE FALLEN LEAVESWILKIE COLLINS
Pinfold is a pound for cattle; but no place of the name of Lipsbury is known.
THE SHAKESPEARE-EXPOSITOR: AN AID TO THE PERFECT UNDERSTANDING OF SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYSTHOMAS KEIGHTLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PINFOLD

  • coop
  • corral
  • crate
  • enclosure
  • fold
  • jail
  • mew
  • pen
  • pinfold
  • pound
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.