Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pendulous; hanging.

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Examples

  • But the thin, frail, pendulent branches were misleading.

    The Mammoth Hunters

  • -- A graceful hardy plant bearing white pendulent flowers on long curving stems.

    Gardening for the Million

  • The slip of paper hung pendulent in Warrington's hand; the other hand was hidden in his beard, while his eyes seemed to be studying seriously the medallion in the Kirmanshah.

    Parrot & Co.

  • It was Baudichon, his double chin more pendulent, his massive face more dully wistful than ordinary; for the times had got upon the Councillor's nerves, and day by day he grew more anxious, slept worse of nights, and listened much before he went to bed.

    The Long Night

  • [FN#398] A noted exception is Vienna, remarkable for the enormous development of the virginal bosoni, which soon becomes pendulent.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Produce, also a pendulent, announces that he has the twenty more Volian Spongefish as ordered.

    Pretty, Fizzy Paradise

  • 398 A noted exception is Vienna, remarkable for the enormous development of the virginal bosoni, which soon becomes pendulent.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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