Pend - definition of pend by The Free Dictionary
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1. to await judgment or settlement
2. dialect to hang; depend
(Architecture) Scot an archway or vaulted passage
[C15: from Latin pendēre to hang; related to Latin pendere to suspend]
1. to remain undecided or unsettled.
2. to hang.
3. Obs. to depend.
[1490–1500; « Latin pendēre to be suspended, hang, depend]
Past participle: pended
References in classic literature
upon it, Sammy, it's a constitootional infirmity.'
Among the motley Visitors to the winter quarters of Captain Bonneville was a party of Pends
Oreilles (or Hanging-ears) and their chief.
Teck Resources shipped the first zinc and lead in concentrate from its restarted Pend
Oreille underground mining operations in northeastern Washington in mid-December.