Protended
Protend Pro*tend", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Protended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Protending}.] [L. protendere, protensum; pro before, forth + tendere to stretch.] To hold out; to stretch forth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

With his protended lance he makes defence. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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  • Protend — Pro*tend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Protended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Protending}.] [L. protendere, protensum; pro before, forth + tendere to stretch.] To hold out; to stretch forth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] With his protended lance he makes defence. Dryden …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Protending — Protend Pro*tend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Protended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Protending}.] [L. protendere, protensum; pro before, forth + tendere to stretch.] To hold out; to stretch forth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] With his protended lance he makes defence …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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