noun per·nan·cy \ˈpərnənsē\

Definition of pernancy



  1. :  a taking or receiving of something (as profits or rents or tithes in kind)

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Origin and Etymology of pernancy

Anglo-French pernance (alteration of Old French prenance, from prendre to take—from Latin prehendere to seize, grasp—+ -ance) + English -y — more at get

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a trip made at another's expense

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