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Definition of the noun perpend
What does perpend mean as a name of something?
- A brick or stone that has its longest dimension perpendicular to the face of a wall, especially one that extends through the wall's entire thickness
- A vertical joint between bricks or blocks in a horizontal course
Definition of the verb perpend
What does perpend mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: perpended | perpending | perpends
- [archaic] To ponder, consider.
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Building Construction (2005)
by B.C. Punmia; Ashok Kumar Jain; Arun Kumar Jain
A perpend is an imaginary vertical line which includes the vertical joint separating two adjoining bricks. 5. Bed. Bed is the lower surface (19cm x 9cm) of the brick when laid flat. 6. Closer. It is a portion of a brick with the cut made longitudinally, ...
by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
perpend, perpend joint, cross joint, head joint, header joint; in masonry construction, ...
The Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1886)
A New Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use ... by Robert Hunter
[PERPEND, s.] * pcr-pon tine, s. [PORCUPINE.] per pess ion (ss as sh), s. [Lat. per- przno, from perpessui, pa. par. of perpttior = to suffer patiently : per = through , and potior = to suffer.] Suffering ; endurance. " A perpetual pert***' •: and duration ...
by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard
perpendicular style Gothic architecture that is exaggerated by vertical straight and slender aspects such as windows and panelling. perpend stone (bond stone, parpend, ...
Biographical, Historical, and Descriptive by Russell Sturgis
In bonding masonry, the following names are given to the various pieces of stone or brick : — Binder ; Header, one laid lengthwise across a wall, generally perpendicular with the face. Perpend, in stonework, a binder extending ...
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Scrabble value of P3E1R1P3E1N1D2
The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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