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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 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 Complete Pronouncing Dictionary of the English and Bohemian Languages (1892)

For General Use by Karel Jonáš

perpend, perpend', uvazovati; -er, perpend'r, prùkladny kárrien.-l!

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

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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