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Parf of speech: Verb, OED Year: 1789, OED Evaluation: Slang and colloquial

To arrest, catch, apprehend, take into custody.

And this one guy Gunther, always trying get (inc), he'd be sitting facing the door and he'd- he say- he says "Don't turn your back" he says. While I just walked in and Smith sitting there were two detectives. 'Cause they can pinch you for underaged eh?
To arrest
Speaker: It was just- it was the policeman in town, but they were the, the bulls they call them eh? Interviewer: Okay. Speaker: Oh there they come in they says you-know. Don't move 'cause they'll pinch you eh? 'Cause we were underaged, we eighteen, we're drinking in the hotel eh?
To arrest