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intransitive verb

dialectal chiefly Scottish
: to breathe hard after bodily exercise : pant


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plural -s
dialectal chiefly Scottish
: a breath taken with difficulty : pant

Word History


Intransitive verb

Middle English (northern dialect) pechen, probably of imitative origin

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“Pegh.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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