perpent


perpent
/perr"peuhnt/, n.
perpend1.

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  • perpent — noun see perpend II * * * /perr peuhnt/, n. perpend1. * * * perpent variant of parpen …   Useful english dictionary

  • perpent — per·pent …   English syllables

  • perpent — /ˈpɜpənt/ (say perpuhnt) noun Masonry → perpend1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Perpent stone — Per pent stone See {Perpender}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • perbend — Perpender Per*pend er, n. [F. parpaing, pierre parpaigne; of uncertain origin.] (Masonry) A large stone reaching through a wall so as to appear on both sides of it, and acting as a binder; called also {perbend}, {perpend stone}, and {perpent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perpend stone — Perpender Per*pend er, n. [F. parpaing, pierre parpaigne; of uncertain origin.] (Masonry) A large stone reaching through a wall so as to appear on both sides of it, and acting as a binder; called also {perbend}, {perpend stone}, and {perpent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perpender — Per*pend er, n. [F. parpaing, pierre parpaigne; of uncertain origin.] (Masonry) A large stone reaching through a wall so as to appear on both sides of it, and acting as a binder; called also {perbend}, {perpend stone}, and {perpent stone}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Handel — Handel. I. Handel im Allgemeinen ist jeder Austausch von Gütern irgend welcher Art gegen andere, gleichviel ob derselbe durch Kauf u. Verkauf (gegen Geld) od. durch Tausch (gegen Waare) bewirkt wird; insbesondere der gewerbmäßig betriebene Ein u …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • perpend — perpend1 /perr peuhnd/, n. a large stone passing through the entire thickness of a wall. Also, parpen, perpent. Also called through stone. [1225 75; var. of PARPEN, PARPEND, ME perpein, parpein (late ME perpend in compound) a stone dressed on… …   Universalium


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