Character 9
Hyphenation pleas ance
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Pleasance"

What do we mean by pleasance?

Pleasure or a source of pleasure. noun

A secluded garden or landscaped area. noun

Pleasant manners; agreeable behavior; complaisance. noun

Pleasure; Satisfaction; enjoyment; delight. noun

Pleasure; will. noun

A garden, especially a pleasure-garden, or part of a garden attached to a mansion but secluded or screened by trees, shrubs, and close hedges. noun

A kind of lawn or gauze in use in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. noun

Pleasure; merriment; gayety; delight; kindness. noun

A secluded part of a garden. noun

A pleasure ground laid out with shady walks, trees and shrubs, statuary, and ornamental water; a secluded part of a garden. noun

Pleasure noun

A pleasant and secluded part of a garden; usually attached to a mansion noun

A fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience noun

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The art of being pleasant with your presence. A cross between pleasant and presence. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Pleasance

The word "pleasance" in example sentences

Then he abode with them awhile in pleasance and joyance, after which he began to yearn for his native land; so he went in to Abd al-Rahman and said to him, O uncle, I long for my own country, for I have there estates and effects, which I left in charge of one of my prentices; and I am minded to journey thither that I may sell my properties and return to thee. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Each house of any size had a "pleasance," and the "herberie," or physic garden, which was the pioneer of the pie-plant bed, was connected with the monasteries. ❋ Bill Nye (1873)

Brother Cadfael was standing in the middle of his walled herb-garden, looking pensively about him at the autumnal visage of his pleasance, where all things grew gaunt, wiry and sombre. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Before us stretched a two-acre walled garden laid out in the geometric style of a baroque pleasance — with cone-shaped topiary, boxwood hedges, beds in tidy rows, and a shimmering lily pond. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Then they ceased not abiding in solace and pleasance and good cheer and abounding prosperity, eating and drinking with mirth and merriment, till there came to them the ❋ Unknown (2006)

Absent, none taketh heed to him or his concerns; Present, he hath no part in life or pleasance aye. ❋ Unknown (2006)

They passed the night in all pleasance and happiness, and on the morrow Hasan changed his clothes and donning ❋ Unknown (2006)

“Now we can enjoy ourselves aright: so up and let us take our pleasance in the garden.” ❋ Unknown (2006)

Now when the letter came to the hands of Al – Maamun, he robed the six damsels in rich raiment; and, giving them threescore thousand dinars, sent them back to their lord who joyed in them with exceeding joy387 (more especially for the monies they brought him), and abode with them in all the comfort and pleasance of life, till there came to them the Destroyer of delights and the ❋ Unknown (2006)

The abbot, neither overawed by the strength nor by the quantity of the potion, took it off with what he himself would have called a feeling of solace and pleasance, and his voice became much more composed; he signified himself as comforted extraordinarily by the medicine, and willing to proceed to answer any questions which could be put to him by his gallant young friend. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Hind: and whileas King Teghmus was sitting at his pleasance, there came one in to him and said, ‘I see from afar a cloud of dust spireing high in air and overspreading the lift.’ ❋ Unknown (2006)

Am I the only one who suspects the young lady "next door" was trying to cover up the already-present odor so she could do her business in olfactory pleasance? ❋ Angry Professor (2008)

My fleet numbered fifty merchantmen, and as many yachts for pleasance, and an hundred and fifty sail ready fitted for holy war with the Unbelievers. ❋ Unknown (2006)

And the two brothers abode with their wives in all pleasance and solace of life and its delights, for that indeed Allah the Most High had changed their annoy into joy; and on this wise they continued till there took them the Destroyer of delights and the Severer of societies, the Desolator of dwelling-places and Garnerer of grave-yards, and they were translated to the ruth of Almighty ❋ Unknown (2006)

If they deem that the tower is violating the visual pleasance of historical sites, the state office will escalate the case to the Federal Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, which, under authority granted to it by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, may “make recommendations regarding historic preservation to the… heads of… federal agencies.” ❋ Unknown (2008)

So then she refrained her both of fear and sorrow, and walked speedily down the hall, looking neither to the right nor left: and she came forth into the pleasance, but stayed there nought, so nigh it seemed to that hushed company. ❋ Unknown (2007)

But the Black Squire said: Fair fellows, get we all into the pleasance this fair morn, and sit there on the grass, and our sweet lady shall take us one after other into the plashed alley, and have the tokens of us. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Then she went her ways into the pleasance, and paced the plashed alley up and down, letting the tears run down from her as they would. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Even so they did, and went into the pleasance, which was a goodly little garth south of the castle, grassed, and set thick with roses and lilies and gillyflowers, and other fragrant flowers. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Her [pleasance] [revealed] itself quite effortlessly as she [walked in] the room. The pleasance of God surrounds me. ❋ Saralise (2007)

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