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 Pen’tecost (Greek, pentecostê, fiftieth).Pent’house (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Penthesile’a.
 
Queen of the Amazons, slain by Achilles. Sir Toby Beleh says to Maria, in the service of Olivia—   1
        “Good-night, Penthesilea [my fine woman].”—Shakespeare: Twelfth Night, ii. 2.
 


 Pen’tecost (Greek, pentecostê, fiftieth).Pent’house (2 syl.). 

 
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