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Definition of the noun Pend

What does Pend mean as a name of something?


  1. oil cake; penock.
  2. [Scotland]: A large vaulted passageway leading through a tenement-style building from the main street, giving access to the rear of the building or an internal courtyard.

Definition of the verb Pend

What does Pend mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: pended | pending | pends

  1. To delay or wait before action on something.


Pend is a Scottish architectural term referring to a passageway that passes through a building, often from a street through to a courtyard, and typically designed for vehicular rather than exclusively pedestrian access.

Phrases with Pend

  1. Kalispel-Pend D'oreille
  2. To Pend

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Google previewTransactions (1906)

by Glasgow Archaeological Society

through the wide pend is that of David Forrester of Logie, a favourite of James VI., and the adjoining corner house with its quaint towers, was the ancient family house of the Forresters of Logie. At the foot of the street, and in the centre, is the ...

Google previewSolar Energy Conversion (2013)

An Introductory Course by A. E. Dixon, J. D. Leslie

CONCLUSION We thus see that whilst the solar pend is an attractive approach to harnes— sing solar energy on a large scale, there are still numerous problems to be solved — and perhaps even ...

Google previewEtymologicon magnum, or Universal etymological dictionary, on a new plan [By W. Whiter]. (1800)

by Walter Whiter

Pend. (Pers.) Counsel, Sec. Pend daden or Pcnd guften, to give advice — dare consilium. binding port, or Bendab. (Per.) An island. /-(Pers.) A city Bender. < Sec. — the bind v enclosing place. Bwidar- J (Pers.) Firm — Funda.

Google previewA Rhyming, Spelling, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language in Which, I. The Whole Laguage is Arranged According to Its Terminations. II. Every Word is Explained and Divided Into Syllables Exactly as Pronounced ... to which ... is Added an Index of Allowable Rhymes, with Authorities for Their Usage from Our Best Poets (1859)

by John Walker

To de-pend' To hang from ; to rely on, v. a. Sti'pend A settled pay ; a salary, s. To im-pend' To hang ...

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An open pend on Viewforth (St Peter's Place)

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Scrabble value of P3E1N1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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