1) The manorial officer who was responsible for impounding stray animals.

1219 Richard le pynder, Yorkshire

1286 Henry the Pynder, Hipperholme

1672 Thomas Batson being pinder of Tinslow and in pursuance of his office ranging the towne fields, Tinsley. Examples in the OED indicate that the occupation survived into quite recent times.

dates 1219 1286 1672

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