Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In civil law, ungathered crops or fruits.

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Examples

  • In Spain fuchsia is called "pendentes de la reina" (queen's earrings): wonderful name, isn't it?

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  • And if The Drama demands a scene in which a wincing Vatican lackey examines the pope's genitals "habet duos testiculos et bene pendentes", or a bit in which Cesare paws silently at Lucrezia's chin on a lawn while she pouts and makes dolphin noises at his beard, then so be it.

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  • The tradition became that when a new pope was elected, he had to sit on the chair and a cardinal would manually examine his testicles and say, "Testiculos habet et bene pendentes" meaning "He has testicles and they hang well."

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  • Quin etiam nodurna tibi, terreftria quae funt, 7.9f Lumina, pendentes Lychni, claraeque corufcis Fulguribus, pingues multa caligine Tedae,

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  • 46 E poreis estes pendentes, em cada orelha seu, isso si, que as pessoas diligentes sam prudentes: agora vos digo eu que you contente daqui.

    Four Plays of Gil Vicente

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