Associations to the word «Pend»


PEND, verb. (obsolete) To hang down. [15th-19th c.]
PEND, verb. (obsolete) (Scotland) To arch over (something); to vault. [15th-18th c.]
PEND, verb. To hang; to depend.
PEND, noun. (Scotland) An archway; especially, a vaulted passageway leading through a tenement-style building from the main street, giving access to the rear of the building or an internal courtyard. [from 15th c.]
PEND, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To pen; to confine.
PEND, verb. (transitive) To consider pending; to delay or postpone (something). [from 20th c.]
PEND, noun. (India) oil cake

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.