1) The verb formerly had several related meanings which are not now in general usage, that is to provide for or to maintain.
1472 And as for William Wakefeld I will he be fownd att the Scole and be att the Rewle of my wife and hir Cownesell and she to fynd hym, Pontefract
1485 I will … that John [Copley] have xx marcs to fynd hym at scole, Bridlington
1533 I will that Margarett my wyff shall have and occupy of my lands … for to kepe brynge up and fynd hyr and my children, Clint
1642 Wee allwayes give our Thatchers iiijd a day, and theire meate … others that finde them not soe good a dyett give them vd a day and theire meate, Elmswell. It was used frequently in cases where an animal had its fodder and pasture guaranteed: 1597 I will that my sonne Ralph shall finde his syster Jane one cow bothe winter and somer … of his owen proper costs, Downholme. The phrase ‘all found’ is still used in connection with working arrangements where food and accommodation are included in the agreement.