Thesaurus / pinfold

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Who is not sick of our long confinement in that pinfold there?

Like sheep hounded into their pinfold; bleating for mercy, where is no mercy, but only a whetted knife?

Thomas CarlyleHector 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.

Would you have Providence to shoot you here sitting, like so many hares hunted into a pinfold?

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

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

It meant no more than inconveniently crowded; thus Milton: Confined and pestered in this pinfold here.

English Past and PresentRichard Chevenix Trench

Surgeon Pinfold was prescribing for a row of sick people, seated before him on a bench.

The Fallen LeavesWilkie Collins

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