- Alternative form of
- (intransitive, archaic) To acquire goods fraudulently by having them specially made so as to be unsuitable for other customers, and then threatening not to take them except on credit.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for fineer in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)