Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See pagoda, 3.

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Examples

  • Goa the horses pay custome, two and forty pagodies for euery horse, which pagody may be of sterling money sixe shillings eight pence, they be pieces of golde of that value.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • He whooped joyful to see me, and said I'd find Sadler over "beyont the boss pagody."

    The Belted Seas

  • “Don’t be trying to deprecate the value of the lot, Mr. Moss, ” Mr. Hammerdown said; “let the company examine it as a work of art—the attitude of the gallant animal quite according to natur’; the gentleman in a nankeen-jacket, his gun in his hand, is going to the chase; in the distance a banyhann-tree and a pagody, most likely resemblances of some interesting spot in our famous Eastern possessions.

    XVII. How Captain Dobbin Bought a Piano

  • a banyhann tree and a pagody, most likely resemblances of some interesting spot in our famous Eastern possessions.

    Vanity Fair

  • pagody”, and the expressionless brass god who squatted vacantly and at ease.

    The Getting of Wisdom

  • "Don't be trying to deprecate the value of the lot, Mr. Moss," Mr. Hammerdown said; "let the company examine it as a work of art -- the attitude of the gallant animal quite according to natur '; the gentleman in a nankeen jacket, his gun in his hand, is going to the chase; in the distance a banyhann tree and a pagody, most likely resemblances of some interesting spot in our famous Eastern possessions.

    Vanity Fair

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