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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PLEASANCE

Also it may be made a pleasance of extraordinary attractiveness.

When they had reached the little hut near by the pleasance, Robin bade her stay.

I will come to you in the studio or Pleasance as soon as I am disengaged.'

We may look in vain nowadays in the Pleasance for the inns of that day.

At E was the pleasance of the abbey; at F that of the castle.

She lives in the Pleasance, and I saw her to-night in the Vennel.

After that the Drabble, an it liked him, might steal all the collars in the Pleasance.

"It's surely in the Pleasance," he said to himself as he ran.

In truth, more than one party entered and traversed the Pleasance.

Meet me in the Pleasance when the Queen has retired to her chamber.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French plaisance "pleasure, delight, enjoyment," from plaisant (see pleasant).

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