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Meaning of PEND

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pend\, n.
    Oil cake; penock. [India]
  2. \Pend\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Pended}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Pending}.] [L. pendere.]
    1. To hang; to depend. [R.]
             Pending upon certain powerful motions. --I. Taylor.
    2. To be undecided, or in process of adjustment.
  3. \Pend\, v. t. [Cf. pen to shut in, or AS. pyndan, E. pound
    an inclosure.]
    To pen; to confine. [R.]
          ended within the limits . . . of Greece. --Udall.
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