Usage examples for Fining

  1. Formerly, the Regent assisted in making out the quarter or term bills, of which he kept a record, and when students were punished by fining, he was obliged to keep an account of the fines, and the offences for which they were imposed. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  2. It was long after dark now; but she could hear the whistle of the sleet as the wind bore it past, and the rush of ice and snow against the window- panes, and even through the close- fining sash she could feel a little gush of keen air. – Trading by Susan Warner
  3. The only part which remains to complete the brewing, is fining the beer. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  4. This sentence was followed by a proclamation, fining any one fifty pounds who should entertain a Quaker for a single night, and confiscating any vessels which should bring a Quaker to the province. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  5. Connecticut, July, 1665. " They deny to the inhabitants the exercise of the religion of the church of England; arbitrarily fining those who refuse to come to their congregational assemblies." – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  6. Agis however entreated them to do none of these things, promising to atone for his fault by good service in the field, failing which they might then do to him whatever they pleased; and they accordingly abstained from razing his house or fining him as they had threatened to do, and now made a law, hitherto unknown at Lacedaemon, attaching to him ten Spartans as counsellors, without whose consent he should have no power to lead an army out of the city. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides