plural -s
: a pendent ornament
Scottish : a property forming part of a large estate
especially : one rented separately

Word History


Middle English, probably from Medieval Latin pendiculum appendage, from Late Latin pendiculus cord, noose, from Latin pendere to weigh

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“Pendicle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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