Founder

Definition of Founder

Found´er
n.1.One who founds, establishes, and erects; one who lays a foundation; an author; one from whom anything originates; one who endows.
1.One who founds; one who casts metals in various forms; a caster; as, a founder of cannon, bells, hardware, or types.
Fonder's dust
Same as Facing, 4.
Founder's sand
a kind of sand suitable for purposes of molding.
v. i.1.(Naut.) To become filled with water, and sink, as a ship.
[imp. & p. p. Foundered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Foundering.]
2.To fall; to stumble and go lame, as a horse.
For which his horse fearé gan to turn,
And leep aside, and foundrede as he leep.
- Chaucer.
3.To fail; to miscarry.
v. t.1.To cause internal inflammation and soreness in the feet or limbs of (a horse), so as to disable or lame him.
n.1.(Far.) A lameness in the foot of a horse, occasioned by inflammation; closh.

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