from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To pen; to confine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Oil cake; penock.
- intransitive v. To hang; to depend.
- intransitive v. To be undecided, or in process of adjustment.
- transitive v. To pen; to confine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pen; confine; hamper; restrain.
- To hang, as in a balance; await settlement; impend. See pending.
- n. A pen; an inclosure.
- n. In Scotland, an arched or covered entrance or passage through a block of buildings into an open lane or close.
Note the phrase pendēre animī, lit. _to be in suspense in one's mind_.
Adjoining the refectory on the south-west is a large tower, beneath which runs St. Catherine's Wynd, through a "pend" or archway, whence it is called the "Pend Tower."
There was a rush of angry men through the "pend" that led to his habitation, and he was dragged, panting and terrified, to the kirkyard before he understood what it all meant.
He said all he could do was to "pend" the charge for 65 days, and that in the meantime I would have to call this other company to dispute the charge, since they were a "third party biller".
"pend" that led to his habitation, and he was dragged, panting and terrified, to the kirk-yard before he understood what it all meant.
In a new Wall Street Journal survey, many economists ratcheted up their growth forecasts because of recent reports suggesting a greater willingness to s pend.
Officials have confirmed that the white paper will include plans for some claimants to pend at least 30 hours a week for four weeks engaged in a "work activity" placement, such as picking up litter or gardening.
Ai hopez we all haz a happie an SAFE Amerikan Indie-pend-dance Day.
He felt they should not have taken the law in their own hands and either should have appeared against the summons or made alternate plea for discharging their personal appearance requirement but did not agree with the contention of the petitioner's consul that once a Non-bailable Warrant is issued during its pend ency the case cannot be closed.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.