poind

transitive verb

ˈpȯind,
ˈpīnd
-ed/-ing/-s
Scottish
: to take forceful legal possession of especially so as to sell under warrant

Word History

Etymology

Middle English (Scots dialect) punden, pynden, from Old English pyndan to dam up

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“Poind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poind. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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