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Pencil neck

noun phrase


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  • Pend

    [pend] /pɛnd/ verb (used without object) 1. to remain undecided or unsettled. 2. to hang. 3. Obsolete. to depend. /pɛnd/ verb (intransitive) 1. to await judgment or settlement 2. (dialect) to hang; depend noun 3. (Scot) an archway or vaulted passage v. c.1500, “to depend, to hang,” from French pendre, from Late Latin pendere “to […]

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