Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name

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Examples

  • Every moment of screen-time featuring Pleasance is a cinematic treat; he is entirely believable and equally entertaining.

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  • "I wonder what poor Willis will say, girls, when he hears that Pleasance is let?"

    The Semi-Detached House

  • While Pleasance is doing everything except parting the Red Sea, she seems to think she’s hosting an episode of “Ripley’s Believe it or Not!”

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  • He’s never dealt with a recidivist burglar, seen him pull the wool over the bench’s eyes, seen him walk out grinning and known that tomorrow he’ll be doing old ladies’ houses in Pleasance Row again.

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  • "Yes, Pleasance is a stylish-looking concern," said Baron Moses, "though I only know it from the river.

    The Semi-Detached House

  • The window, however, was pleasant, though narrow, and commanded a delightful view of what was called the Pleasance;

    Kenilworth

  • There is a walk called the Pleasance, passing down through shrubs to the river, and then crossing the stream by a foot-bridge, and leading across the fields towards Dillsborough.

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  • This business being finished, Paula left the chamber and descended into the inclosure called the Pleasance, a spot grassed down like a lawn.

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  • The window, however, was pleasant, though narrow, and commanded a delightful view of what was called the Pleasance; a space of ground enclosed and decorated with arches, trophies, statues, fountains, and other architectural monuments, which formed one access from the Castle itself into the garden.

    Kenilworth

  • Kind of a precursor to the original Outer Limits tv episode, “The Man with the Power” starring Donald Pleasance as a college professor with enhanced mental abilities, although that show went in an entirely different direction than was followed here.

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