Definition of Pesaunt
1. pesant [n -S] - See also: pesant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pesaunt
Literary usage of Pesaunt
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Rolls of the Freemen of the City of Chester by Chester (England), John Henry Elliot Bennett (1906)
"12 Hugh Gillam, alias pesaunt, tailor, ... 25 Thomas Gillam s. of Gillam pesaunt. „ 25 Richard Bewley. ..."
2. The Chronicle of Pierre de Langtoft: In French Verse from the Earliest by of Langtoft Peter, Thomas Wright (1868)
"'J le volent, CD 10 This line is omitted in B. " powere," Robert of Brunne. j "Robert of Brunne translates, 5 devint, B. decent pesaunt as- ..."
3. The Chronicle of Pierre de Langtoft: In French Verse from the Earliest by Peter, Thomas Wright (1868)
"a le volent, CD - troubler, B. "' This line is omitted in B. 3 devint, B. devent pesaunt as- ... C. decent pesaunt, ..."
4. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly (1902)
"Euery Gentle-man will be their peere though they be noble, and euery pesaunt their Lord if they be gentle. ..."