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Webster 1913 Edition


Pentice

Pen′tice

,
Noun.
[F.
appentis
a penthouse. See
Append
.]
A penthouse.
[Obs.]
Sir H. Wotton.

Webster 1828 Edition


Pentice

PEN'TICE

,
Noun.
[L. pendo, to bend.] A sloping roof. [Little used.]

Definition 2022


pentice

pentice

English

Noun

pentice (plural pentices)

  1. An extension of a building's roof and the protected area beneath. An appentice.
  2. A covered walkway.
  3. (mining) An unexcavated portion of a shaftway, intended to afford protection from falling debris to workers at the bottom of the shaft during certain stages of mining.

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  • For usage examples of this term, see Citations:pentice.