The process of the law of Scotland which answers to the distress of the English law. Poinding is of three kinds: Ileal poinding or poinding of the ground. This is tlie action by which a creditor, having a security ou the laud of his debtor, is enabled to appropriate the rents of the land, and the goods of the debtor or Lis tenants found tliercou, to the satisfaction of tlie d..

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