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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section II. Dimensions
2. Linear Dimensions
 
214. Pendency.
 
  
NOUN:PENDENCY, dependency; suspension, hanging &c. v.
  PENDANT, drop, eardrop, tassel, tippet, lobe, tail, train, flap, skirt, queue, pigtail, pendulum; hangnail.
  peg, knob, button, hock, nail, stud, ring, staple, tenterhook; fastening [See Vinculum]; spar, horse.
  CHANDELIER, gaselier, electrolier.
  
VERB:BE PENDENT &c. adj.; hang, depend, swing, dangle, lower, droop; swag [dial.]; daggle, flap, trail, flow; beetle, jut, overhang.
  SUSPEND, hang, sling, hook up, hitch, fasten to, append.
  
ADJECTIVE:PENDENT, pendulous, pendulant [rare], decumbent, penduline [rare], pensile; hanging &c. v.; beetle; beetling, jutting over, overhanging, projecting; dependent; lowering; suspended &c. v.; loose, flowing.
  HAVING A PENDANT &c. n.; tailed, caudate.

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