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Definition of the noun perpend

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  1. 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
  2. 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

  1. [archaic] To ponder, consider.

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Google previewBuilding 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, ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

perpend, perpend joint, cross joint, head joint, header joint; in masonry construction, ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (2012)

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, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Architecture and Building (1905)

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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