Definition of Pentises
1. pentise [v] - See also: pentise
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pentises
Literary usage of Pentises
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A survey of London by John Stow (1842)
"... and under the pentises of one row of houses and alley gate, called of the shaft Shaft alley (being of the possessions of Rochester bridge), ..."
2. A Survey of London by John Stow (1908)
"Much Ado, III. i. 7 ; Skeat, Etymol. Diet.), Fens, the, (or folds) in Smithfield, ii. 21, 38-9. pentises of one row of houses, eaves, i. ..."
3. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1853)
"... the tyler, upon a bargin for mosing and tiling and pynting of the church house and pentises, vij s., the which the wether have letten that he cannot do ..."
4. The Voyage of John Huyghen Van Linschoten to the East Indies: From the Old by Jan Huygen van Linschoten, Arthur Coke Burnell, Pieter Anton Tiele (1885)
"In everie [place and] corner, [and under pentises], \\ hereby every man may have to serve him at his need. There are likewise many barbers, which in every ..."
5. An Itinerary Containing His Ten Yeeres Travell Through the Twelve Dominions by Fynes Moryson (1907)
"The streetes of this Citie are narrow, and shadowed with pentises of wood, and upon both sides the way is raised some foot high, but of little breadth, ..."