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  • n. Plural form of penner.


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  • So stir yourselves, you penners-up, and shove the sheep along,

    The Man from Snowy River

  • For when I consider how short were the laws of ancient times, and how they grew by degrees still longer, methinks I see a contention between the penners and pleaders of the law; the former seeking to circumscribe the latter, and the latter to evade their circumscriptions; and that the pleaders have got the victory.

    Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill

  • I bought those old, broke saddle horses, 90 percent of which were sound, and hauled them east to sell them to the trailriders and team penners of Minnesota.


  • No, the sauve qui peut quill-penners are much worse.

    Dyspeptic Mutterings

  • “But Anne,” some of you passivity-penners cry, “you told us last time that there were a lot of reasons an agent, editor, or contest judge might take a dislike to a protagonist.

    Author! Author! » 2010 » March

  • For the first part of this Confession of faith, there is not a word changed in it; and if so be that men had keeped that part of it free of sinistrous glosses, and had applied it according to the meaning of those who were the penners thereof, there needed not to have such a thing ado as there is now; but because they have put sinistrous glosses upon it now and misapplied it, therefore it behoved to be explained and applied to the present time.

    The Covenants And The Covenanters Covenants, Sermons, and Documents of the Covenanted Reformation

  • Thanks to some groundbreaking, exclusive feature stories, by the mid 90s, the twenty-something writer was one of the world’s most influential penners, winning acclamation every which way he scribed.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat

  • Does he seriously think he's good enough for England? "penners (West Ham United fan)" "I don't qualify for Jamaica.

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