Pendant

A length of wire or rope secured at one end to a mast or spar and having a block or other fitting at the lower end. Often used incorrectly when referring to a Pennent.
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Pendant

A pendant (from Old French) word `pendre` and the Latin word `pendere` which means `to hang down` is a loose-hanging piece of jewellery, generally attached by a small loop to a necklace, when the ensemble may be known as a `pendant necklace`. A pendant earring is an earring with a piece hanging down. In modern French `pendant` is the ger...
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pendant

From Old French, it is a hanging object, generally attached to a necklace or an earring.
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pendant

Ornament or piece of jewelry that hangs down, such as from a necklace or earrings.
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Pendant

• (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 deco...
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pendant

. a personal ornament which has been perforated or grooved to allow it to hang from a chain or thong.
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pendant

1. 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. 'Some hang upon the pendants of her ear.' (Pope) 'Many . . . Have been pleased with this work and its pendant, the Tales and Popular Fictions.' (Keig...
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Pendant

Pend'ant noun [ French, orig. present participle of pendre to hang, Latin pendere . Confer Pendent , Pansy , Pensive , Poise , Ponder .] 1. Something which hangs or depends; something suspended; a hanging appendage, especially one of an orname...
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Pendant

a decorative piece (made of masonry or turned wood) suspended from a roof or vergeboard: used especially in Gothic architecture.
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Pendant

a feature which hangs from a vault or ceiling.
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pendant

A hanging architectural member formed by ribs. Not to be confused with pendentive. Pendants ofthe appear in conjunction with fan vaults.
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Pendant

A length of wire or rope secured at one end to a mast or spar and having a block or other fitting at the lower end. Often used incorrectly when referring to a Pennent.
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Pendant

A pendant picture is one of two pictures designed to hang together as a matching pair. Pendant means hanging, and the term seems to originate in the idea of one hanging from the other - ie attached to the other. In practice pendant pairs of pictures were usually displayed on either side of a fireplace, or even a door. They are usually the same size...
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pendant

an adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry
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Pendant

An ornamental hanging object, usually a turning.
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pendant

An ornamental piece of wood or metal hanging down from a porch, cornice or bracket.
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pendant

Hanging downwards.
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Pendant

Hanging ornament
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Pendant

In architecture a pendant is a hanging ornament much used in Gothic architecture, particularly in late Perpendicular work, on ceilings, roofs, etc. On stone vaulting they are frequently made very large, and are generally highly enriched with mouldings and carvings; good specimens are to be seen in Henry VIIth's chapel, Westminster; the Divinity sch...
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pendant

in architecture, sculpted ornament or elongated boss terminating the fan, or pendant, vaulting, associated with late English Gothic architecture of ...
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pendant

in jewelry, ornament suspended from a bracelet, earring, or, especially, a necklace. Pendants are derived from the primitive practice of wearing ... [9 related articles]
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Pendant

Piece of jewellery (stone, metal, glass amber, jet and so on) formerly suspended by a string or twine around the neck. (Compare with torc).
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Pendant

The ornamental finish at the bottom of a suspended post.
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Pendant

The shaft which protrudes from one side of a watch-case, ending in a cross-piece on which the bow is hinged.
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pendant

[n] - an adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry (necklace or earring)
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