(Find) v. i. (Law) To determine an issue of fact, and to declare such a determination to a court; as,
the jury find for the plaintiff. Burrill.
(Find), n. Anything found; a discovery of anything valuable; especially, a deposit, discovered by
archæologists, of objects of prehistoric or unknown origin.
(Find"a*ble) a. Capable of being found; discoverable. Fuller.
(Find"er) n. One who, or that which, finds; specifically (Astron.), a small telescope of low power
and large field of view, attached to a larger telescope, for the purpose of finding an object more readily.
(Find"fault`) n. A censurer or caviler. [Obs.]
(Find"fault`ing), a. Apt to censure or cavil; faultfinding; captious. [Obs.] Whitlock.
1. That which is found, come upon, or provided; esp. that which a journeyman artisan finds or provides
for himself; as tools, trimmings, etc.
When a man hath been laboring . . . in the deep mines of knowledge, hath furnished out his findings
in all their equipage.Milton.
2. Support; maintenance; that which is provided for one; expence; provision.
3. (Law) The result of a judicial examination or inquiry, especially into some matter of fact; a verdict; as,
the finding of a jury. Burrill.
After his friends finding and his rent.Chaucer.
(Fin"dy) a. [AS. finding heavy; cf. Dan. fyndig strong, energetical, fynd strength, energy, emphasis.]
Full; heavy; firm; solid; substantial. [Obs.]
A cold May and a windyOld Proverb.
Makes the barn fat amd findy.