Like sheep hounded into their pinfold; bleating for mercy, where is no mercy, but only a whetted knife?
Who is not sick of our long confinement in that pinfold there?
pinfold Street takes its name from the "pound" or "pinfold" that existed there prior to 1752.
Was a bull-calf in a pinfold, an' that too they left behind.
It meant no more than inconveniently crowded; thus Milton: Confined and pestered in this pinfold here.
Surgeon pinfold was prescribing for a row of sick people, seated before him on a bench.
Pinder, the man in charge of the pound or pinfold, was the name of a famous wicket-keeper of the last century.
Amelius went back to the cottage, to see if Toff had returned, in his absence, before he paid his daily visit to Surgeon pinfold.
He was a servant of corruption, holding a candle to disorderly walkers and happy sinners on their way into the devil's pinfold.
pinfold is a pound for cattle; but no place of the name of Lipsbury is known.