purtenance
noun Etymology: Middle English portenaunce, literally, appurtenance, from Anglo-French partenance, from partenir to belong — more at pertain Date: 15th century entrails, pluck

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  • Purtenance — Pur te*nance, n. [Abbrev. fr. appurtenance.] That which pertains or belongs to something; esp., the heard, liver, and lungs of an animal. [Obs.] The purtenaunces of purgatory. Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] Roast [it] with fire, his head with his… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • purtenance — [pʉrt′ n əns] n. [ME portenaunce, lit., appendage, altered < OFr partenence < prp. of partenir, to PERTAIN] Archaic the viscera of an animal …   English World dictionary

  • purtenance — /perr tn euhns/, n. the liver, heart, and lungs of an animal. [1300 50; ME; aph. var. of APPURTENANCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • purtenance — pur·te·nance …   English syllables

  • purtenance — /ˈpɜtənəns/ (say pertuhnuhns) noun Obsolete the heart, liver, and lungs of an animal. {Middle English; aphetic variant of appurtenance} …   Australian English dictionary

  • purtenance — ˈpərtənən(t)s noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English purtenaunce, literally, that which belongs to something, modification (probably influenced by Old French por, pur for) of Middle French partenance, pertinence more at purchase, pertinence : the …   Useful english dictionary

  • appurtenance — /euh perr tn euhns/, n. 1. something subordinate to another, more important thing; adjunct; accessory. 2. Law. a right, privilege, or improvement belonging to and passing with a principal property. 3. appurtenances, apparatus; instruments. [1350… …   Universalium

  • Timo Tolkki — (* 3. März 1966 in Klaukkala, Nurmijärvi) ist ein finnischer Musiker. Bekannt geworden ist er als Gitarrist und Songwriter von Stratovarius sowie als Produzent verschiedener Metalbands …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tolkki — Timo Tolkki Timo Tolkki (* 3. März 1966 in Klaukkala, Nurmijärvi) ist ein finnischer Musiker. Bekannt geworden ist er als Gitarrist und Songwriter von Stratovarius sowie als Produzent verschiedener Metalbands …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Exodus 12 — 1 And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt saying, 2 This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you. 3 Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth… …   The King James version of the Bible

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