Definition of Pantechnicon

1. Noun. A large moving van (especially one used for moving furniture).




Definition of Pantechnicon

1. n. A depository or place where all sorts of manufactured articles are collected for sale.

Definition of Pantechnicon

1. Noun. (context: chiefly UK) A depository or place where all sorts of manufactured articles are collected for sale. ¹

2. Noun. (context: chiefly UK) A van, especially a large removal van. Originally (term pantechnicon van). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pantechnicon

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pantechnicon

pantaloonery
pantaloons
pantamorph
pantamorphia
pantamorphic
pantankyloblepharon
pantaphobia
pantascope
pantascopes
pantascopic
pantastomata
pantatrophy
pantdress
pantdresses
pantechnicon (current term)
pantechnicons
panted
pantelegraph
pantelegraphs
panter
panters
panteth
pantetheinase
pantetheine
pantetheine 4'-phosphate
pantetheine kinase
pantetheines
pantethine
panthea

Literary usage of Pantechnicon

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1. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1892)
"... Wilton Place —The pantechnicon—Halkin Street—Upper and Lower Belgrave Streets—Suicide of Lord Munster—Eaton Square—Chester Square—Ebury Street—Lowndes ..."

2. Piccadilly to Pall Mall: Manners, Morals, and Man by Ralph Nevill, Charles Edward Jerningham (1909)
"... was formerly the property of Lord Ashburnham, and had been somewhat damaged during the great fire at the pantechnicon, in which it had been stored. ..."

3. Mr. Dyce Sombre's Refutation of the Charge of Lunacy Brought Against Him in by David Ochterlony Dyce Sombre (1849)
"And I find that the said articles therein mentioned, as being at the pantechnicon were placed there by the said DO Dyce Sombre together with the articles in ..."

4. The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English by Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1907)
"Id., when Joseph Cawley stated that it would he more convenient to pay in goods than money, and proposed to meet him (the witness) at the pantechnicon, ..."

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