pleasance

noun
pleas·​ance | \ ˈple-zᵊn(t)s How to pronounce pleasance (audio) \

Definition of pleasance

1 : a feeling of pleasure : delight
2 : a pleasant rest or recreation place usually attached to a mansion

First Known Use of pleasance

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Pleasance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pleasance. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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