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pleasance

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The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Pleasance \Pleas"ance\, n. [F. plaisance. See Please .] Pleasure; merriment; gayety; delight; kindness. [Archaic] --Shak. ``Full great pleasance.'' --Chaucer. ``A realm of pleasance.'' --Tennyson. A secluded part of a garden. [Archaic]...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (context archaic English) A pleasure ground laid out with shady walks, trees and shrubs, statuary, and ornamental water; a secluded part of a garden. 2 (context obsolete English) pleasure

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., from Old French plaisance "pleasure, delight, enjoyment," from plaisant (see pleasant ).

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a pleasant and secluded part of a garden; usually attached to a mansion a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience; "he was tingling with pleasure" [syn: pleasure ] [ant: pain ]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Pleasance is a surname, and may refer to: Richard Pleasance (21st century), Australian musician and record producer Alice Pleasance Liddell (20th century), Inspiration for Alice in Wonderland English actors Angela Pleasence and Donald Pleasence are sometimes...

Usage examples of pleasance.

Two additional lights began to flash, and hope sprang into his heart as he realized that one of them lay behind him, near to the fountain, and another was not twenty ells beyond the bosquet, across the cordoned-off boulevard that skirted the pleasance.

In the Merse, which is my country-side, they stick the kitchen-midden up against the dining-room window, and their notion of a pleasance is a wheen grosart bushes and gillyflowers sore scarted by hens.

The merchant in the Pleasance of Edinburgh had given his son a better plenishing than fell to the usual lot of ministers, for there were pewter plates and a knife and a fork for each guest.

Under pleasance, and under busy pain, That no wight weened that he coulde feign, So deep in grain he dyed his colours.

For if so were I hadde such mischance, That I in her could have no pleasance, Then should I lead my life in avoutrie,* *adultery And go straight to the devil when I die.

O Venus, who art goddess of pleasance, Since he did serve thee well, this Chanticleer, And to the utmost of his power here, More for delight than cocks to multiply, Why would'st thou suffer him that day to die?

And then the Mouser grew small as Skwee, too, and ran under the bed and fell into a chute that darkly swiftly slid him, not into a dark hold of sacked or loose delicious grain, but into the dark, spacious, low-ceilinged pleasance of a subterranean rat-metropolis, lit by phosphorus, where robed and long-skirted rats whose hoods hid their long faces moved about mysteriously, where rat-swords clashed behind the next pillar and rat-money chinked, where lewd female rats danced in their fur for a fee, where masked rat-spies and rat-informers lurked, where everyone -- every-furry-one -- was cringingly conscious of the omniscient overlordship of a supernally powerful Council of Thirteen, and where a rat-Mouser sought everywhere a slim rat-princess named Hisvet-sur-Hisvin.

And then the Mouser grew small as Skwee, too, and ran under the bed and fell into a chute that darkly swiftly slid him, not into a dark hold of sacked or loose delicious grain, but into the dark, spacious, low-ceilinged pleasance of a subterranean rat-metropolis, lit by phosphorus, where robed and long-skirted rats whose hoods hid their long faces moved about mysteriously, where rat-swords clashed behind the next pillar and rat-money chinked, where lewd female rats danced in their fur for a fee, where masked rat-spies and rat-informers lurked, where everyone—every-furry-one—was cringingly conscious of the omniscient overlordship of a supernally powerful Council of Thirteen, and where a rat-Mouser sought everywhere a slim rat-princess named Hisvet-sur-Hisvin.

I recall the sweetness of thy airs, and the temples, palaces, and pleasances thou containest, contained, will always contain, Amber, immortal city from which every other city has taken its shape, I cannot forget thee, even now, nor forget that day on the Pattern of Rebma when I remembered thee within thy reflected walls, fresh from a meal after starvation and the loving of Moire, but nothing could compare with the pleasure and the love of remembering thee.

Pleasance and Hope, Desire, Foolhardiness, Beauty and Youth, and Bawdry and Richess, Charms and Sorc'ry, Leasings* and Flattery, *falsehoods Dispence, Business, and Jealousy, That wore of yellow goldes* a garland, *sunflowers And had a cuckoo sitting on her hand, Feasts, instruments, and caroles and dances, Lust and array, and all the circumstances Of Love, which I reckon'd and reckon shall In order, were painted on the wall, And more than I can make of mention.

Free was Dan John, and namely* of dispence,** *especially **spending As in that house, and full of diligence To do pleasance, and also *great costage.

Therefore, they are nearer to us than we can be to them and though we ride to hunt and till our fields and visit our pleasances and capture what joy we can— as you see, we are embattled.

Killa said, though she could recall no details of the legendary exotic pleasances that the leisure planet offered.