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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 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, ...
In Two Parts: Containing, I. An Additional Collection 1. Of Some Thousands of Words Not in the Former Volume with Their Etymologies and Explications ... 2 Of a Considerable Number of Terms of Art ... 3 Of Proper Names of Persons and Places in Great Britain ... 4. The Theogony, Theology, and Mythology of the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, &c. ... II. An Orthographical Dictionary ... by Nathan Bailey
To PERPEND' spcrþrnd", 17.] to pondee thoroughly in the Mind, to examine, or try exafily. PERPEN'DER gamong Bid/ders] a PERPEND Smn tone sitted to the Thicknesa of the Wall, so a' to ...
Biographical, Historical, and Descriptive by Russell Sturgis
PERPEND. ( Evidently derived from the French par- paing.) A. A throughstone ; a bondstone passing ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
* To PERPEND. *. a. [ furpendo ...
A New and Original Work of Reference to the Words in the English Language
perpcnd-stone, perpend course, 9. [PERPESttF.E.] perpcnd-wall, pcrpyn wall. ». Mason. : Л wall formed of perpends, that is, ...
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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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