• Pend Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) To hang; to depend.
- (n.) Oil cake; penock.
- (v. t.) To pen; to confine.
- (v. i.) To be undecided, or in process of adjustment.
• Pen Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A wing.
- (n.) A small inclosure; as, a pen for sheep or for pigs.
- (n.) A female swan.
- (n.) An instrument used for writing with ink, formerly made of a reed, or of the quill of a goose or other bird, but now also of other materials, as of steel, gold, etc. Also, originally, a stylus or other instrument for scratching or graving.
- (n.) Fig.: A writer, or his style; as, he has a sharp pen.
- (v. t.) To write; to compose and commit to paper; to indite; to compose; as, to pen a sonnet.
- (n.) The internal shell of a squid.
- (n. & v.) To shut up, as in a pen or cage; to confine in a small inclosure or narrow space; to coop up, or shut in; to inclose.
- (n.) A feather.
• Pendant Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A pendulum.
- (n.) One of a pair; a counterpart; as, one vase is the pendant to the other vase.
- (n.) A hanging ornament on roofs, ceilings, etc., much used in the later styles of Gothic architecture, where it is of stone, and an important part of the construction. There are imitations in plaster and wood, which are mere decorative features.
- (n.) Something which hangs or depends; something suspended; a hanging appendage, especially one of an ornamental character; as to a chandelier or an eardrop; also, an appendix or addition, as to a book.
- (n.) The stem and ring of a watch, by which it is suspended.