Definition of Pleasances

1. Noun. (plural of pleasance) ¹



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Definition of Pleasances

1. pleasance [n] - See also: pleasance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleasances

pleaded
pleader
pleaders
pleadeth
pleading
pleading in the alternative
pleadingly
pleadings
pleads
pleaed
pleaing
pleas
pleas of the crown
pleasable
pleasance
pleasances (current term)
pleasant
pleasant-tasting
pleasanter
pleasantest
pleasantly
pleasantness
pleasantnesses
pleasantries
pleasantry
pleasaunce
pleasaunt
pleasauntly
please
please repeat after me

Literary usage of Pleasances

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Great Streets of the World by Richard Harding Davis, Andrew Lang, Francisque Sarcey, William Wetmore Story, Henry James, Paul Lindau, Isabel Florence Hapgood (1892)
"These houses were originally palaces of the nobles, with vast gardens and pleasances. For example, where Devonshire House now stands, a large unlovely ..."

2. The Study of Modern Painting by Margaret Steele Anderson (1914)
"He is especially the painter of Spanish gardens, of those wonderful pleasances of Cordova, Seville, Majorca, and other ancient cities. ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"And there tooke lodging euery night, Was none departed of that night, And some to read old romances, Them occupied for their pleasances, Some to make ..."

4. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"... the Chateau de Versailles, ending in royal parks and pleasances, gleaming lakelets, arbours, labyrinths, the Menagerie, and Great and Little Trianon. ..."

5. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1897)
"... blessed, like the world's first youth, with sweet fragrance of lovely flowers in divers pleasances; bedecked, like the road 1 The Sanskrit has a play on ..."

6. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"It runs thus : ' Although the becoming pleasances of virtuous ladies ia a rightful theme and principal occasion for royal singing, and woman ought to be at ..."

7. The Great Streets of the World by Richard Harding Davis, Andrew Lang, Francisque Sarcey, William Wetmore Story, Henry James, Paul Lindau, Isabel Florence Hapgood (1892)
"These houses were originally palaces of the nobles, with vast gardens and pleasances. For example, where Devonshire House now stands, a large unlovely ..."

8. The Study of Modern Painting by Margaret Steele Anderson (1914)
"He is especially the painter of Spanish gardens, of those wonderful pleasances of Cordova, Seville, Majorca, and other ancient cities. ..."

9. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"And there tooke lodging euery night, Was none departed of that night, And some to read old romances, Them occupied for their pleasances, Some to make ..."

10. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"... the Chateau de Versailles, ending in royal parks and pleasances, gleaming lakelets, arbours, labyrinths, the Menagerie, and Great and Little Trianon. ..."

11. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1897)
"... blessed, like the world's first youth, with sweet fragrance of lovely flowers in divers pleasances; bedecked, like the road 1 The Sanskrit has a play on ..."

12. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"It runs thus : ' Although the becoming pleasances of virtuous ladies ia a rightful theme and principal occasion for royal singing, and woman ought to be at ..."

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