That which is found, come upon, or provided; esp. (pl.), 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.
Support; maintenance; that which is provided for one; expence; provision.
The result of a judicial examination or inquiry, especially into some matter of fact; a verdict; as, the finding of a jury.
After his friends finding and his rent.
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