Definition of Pannier

1. Noun. Either of a pair of bags or boxes hung over the rear wheel of a vehicle (as a bicycle).

Generic synonyms: Bag



2. Noun. A large basket (usually one of a pair) carried by a beast of burden or on by a person.
Generic synonyms: Wicker Basket

3. Noun. Set of small hoops used to add fullness over the hips.
Generic synonyms: Hoop

Definition of Pannier

1. n. A bread basket; also, a wicker basket (used commonly in pairs) for carrying fruit or other things on a horse or an ass

Definition of Pannier

1. Noun. A large basket or bag fastened, usually in pairs, to the back of a bicycle or pack animal, or carried in pairs over the shoulders. ¹

2. Noun. A decorative basket for the display of flowers or fruits. ¹

3. Noun. (historical fashion) One of a pair of hoops used to expand the volume of a woman's skirt to either side. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pannier

1. a large basket [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pannier

1. 1. A bread basket; also, a wicker basket (used commonly in pairs) for carrying fruit or other things on a horse or an ass 2. A shield of basket work formerly used by archers as a shelter from the enemy's missiles. 3. A table waiter at the Inns of Court, London. 4. A framework of steel or whalebone, worn by women to expand their dresses; a kind of bustle. Origin: F. Panier, fr. L. Panarium a bread basket, fr. Panis bread. Cf. Pantry. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pannier

pannes
panneuritis
panneuritis endemica
pannexin
pannexins
panni
pannick
pannicks
pannicle
pannicles
pannicular hernia
panniculectomy
panniculitis
panniculus
panniculus carnosus muscle
pannier (current term)
panniered
pannierlike
panniers
pannikel
pannikels
pannikin
pannikins
panning
pannings
pannose
pannus
pannuses
pano-

Literary usage of Pannier

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1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1880)
"stone, with its figure of а тал or boy sitting upon a pannier or maund, and the date 1688, ... Was the pannier stone of 1688 placed there •Reviews. ..."

2. London and Its Celebrities: A Second Series of Literary and Historical by John Heneage Jesse (1850)
"pannier ALLEY. — OLD CHRIST CHURCH, NEWGATE. PERSONS INTERRED THERE. MODERN CHRIST CHURCH, NEWGATE.—CHRIST'S HOSPITAL.—ST.. SEPULCHRE'S CHURCH. ..."

3. Middle Temple Table Talk: With Some Talk about the Table Itself by William George Thorpe (1895)
"... in Middle Temple Hall—The Manciple —His catering—The call to Mess—The pannier—"Attention"—Entry of the procession—The Grace—"Is it the original one ? ..."

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