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Webster 1913 Edition


Pannier

Pan′nier

,
Noun.
[F.
panier
, fr. L.
panarium
a bread basket, fr.
panis
bread. Cf.
Pantry
.]
1.
A bread basket; also, a wicker basket (used commonly in pairs) for carrying fruit or other things on a horse or an ass
Hudibras.
2.
(Mil. Antiq.)
A shield of basket work formerly used by archers as a shelter from the enemy’s missiles.
3.
A table waiter at the Inns of Court, London.
4.
A framework of steel or whalebone, worn by women to expand their dresses; a kind of bustle.

Webster 1828 Edition


Pannier

PANNIER

,
Noun.
pan'yer. [L. panis, bread.] A wicker basket; primarily, a bread-basket, but used for carrying fruit or other things on a horse.

Definition 2023


pannier

pannier

English

A mule carrying two panniers.

Noun

pannier (plural panniers)

  1. A large basket or bag fastened, usually in pairs, to the back of a bicycle or pack animal, or carried in pairs over the shoulders.
  2. A decorative basket for the display of flowers or fruits.
  3. (historical, fashion) One of a pair of hoops used to expand the volume of a woman's skirt to either side.

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References

  • pannier in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913