Definition of Perpents
1. perpent [n] - See also: perpent
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perpents
Literary usage of Perpents
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."