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  • n. Plural form of pandar.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pandar.

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Examples

  • "They've offered a million pandars to anyone who'll bring him to Kapdor alive."

    Carson of Venus

  • Finding a spot that was deserted and also dimly lighted by a lamp in a window, I counted out five hundred pandars into his cupped palms, definitely defeating for the moment any plan he had to murder me; then, before he could transfer the money to his pocket pouch, I drew my pistol and shoved it into his belly.

    Carson of Venus

  • "Well, if you really showed me where she is," I said, "I might give you five hundred pandars."

    Carson of Venus

  • "No," replied Nurn, "we are not Thorists; but we could use a million pandars of anybody's money."

    Carson of Venus

  • I mean, in singing; but in loving, Leander the good swimmer, Troilus the first employer of pandars, and a whole book full of these quondam carpet-mongers, whose names yet run smoothly in the even road of a blank verse, why, they were never so truly turned over and over as my poor self, in love.

    Act V. Scene II. Much Ado about Nothing

  • No one loathed more utterly than he the disgusting licentiousness out of which the whole sordid story grew, and no one treated with more contemptuous austerity the objects of the King's passion, and the pandars to his vices.

    Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon — Volume 02

  • He became the head of a gang of ignoble tricksters, who stooped to be pandars to their royal master's pleasures, at the price of sharing the fruits of public plunder, and with the aim of undermining the influence of the Minister whose rectitude shamed them.

    Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon — Volume 02

  • Troilus the good graces of Cressid, and in _Much Ado About Nothing_, it is said that Troilus “was the first employer of pandars.”

    Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook, Vol. 3

  • Her sons shall forget the use of the blade, her daughters of the distaff — for heroes and warriors she shall bring forth pipers and fiddlers, pandars and posturers; for heroines and matrons, songstresses, dancing girls, and harlots.

    The Roman Traitor (Vol. 2 of 2)

  • Rhymers, whose books the hangman should burn, pandars, actors, and buffoons, these drink a health and throw a main with the King; these have stars on their breasts and gold sticks in their hands; these shut out from his presence the best and bravest of those who bled for his house.

    Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches — Volume 1

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