Definition of Perpents

1. perpent [n] - See also: perpent



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perpents

perpendicular plate
perpendicular plate of ethmoid bone
perpendicular plate of palatine bone
perpendicular recording
perpendicular style
perpendicularity
perpendicularly
perpendiculars
perpending
perpends
perpension
perpensions
perpent
perpent stone
perpent stones
perpents (current term)
perper
perpers
perpession
perpessions
perpetrable
perpetrate
perpetrated
perpetrates
perpetrating
perpetration
perpetrations
perpetrator
perpetrators
perpetuable

Literary usage of Perpents

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1. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"Through-stones are noticed in Parker's Glossary of Architecture, but they are considered as exactly synonymous with perpents ; no mention is made of the ..."

2. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1856)
"... for the cure of stings inflicted by perpents :M it has the effect, also, oi' properties sufficiently exact It is a violent poison, and is no longer used ..."

3. The Tragedies of Æschylus by Aeschylus (1849)
"dove, an all-attentive nurse, fears, on behalf of her brood, perpents evil intruders into her nest. For some are advancing against the towers in all their ..."

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