pleas·​ance ˈple-zᵊn(t)s How to pronounce pleasance (audio)
: a feeling of pleasure : delight
: a pleasant rest or recreation place usually attached to a mansion

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of pleasance was in the 14th century

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“Pleasance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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