Definition of Pentise
1. pentice [v PENTISED, PENTISING, PENTISES] - See also: pentice
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Literary usage of Pentise
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1868)
"That the pentise, when first constructed, was carried up to the wall of the Gatehouse, is manifest from the following considerations. ..."
2. Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society by James Simpson, Richard Saul Ferguson, William Gershom Collingwood (1900)
"It had no doubt originally had, as at Fountains, a wooden pentise extending along the west wall from the outer staircase to the church door. ..."
3. Architectural Description of Kirkstall Abbey by William Henry St. John Hope, John Bilson (1907)
"He also shows below the string-course that divided the two stories, a row of corbels which evidently carried a pentise in front as at Fountains and ..."
4. Handbook to the Cathedrals of England by Richard John King (1876)
"court is formed by a pentise wall, which extends from this ... The pentise Gatehouse is Norman. ..."
5. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1892)
"85 and 87, 86, 91 ; Paradise, 129, 137, 139; pentise, 137, 144; pentise Gatehouse, 127-9, 137, 139 ; Prior's chapel, opp. 49 and 50, 09,72 ; Refectory, ..."
6. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1903)
"There would probably have been a pentise along the west end of the frater to protect these serving doors. A kitchen in this position is not usual, ..."