Pent meaning

pĕnt
Penned or shut up; closely confined.
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Confined in a pen, imprisoned.

My object all sublime.

I shall achieve in time "”

To let the punishment fit the crime "”

The punishment fit the crime;

And make each prisoner pent.

Unwillingly represent.

A source of innocent merriment!

Of innocent merriment! "” W.S. Gilbert, The Mikado.

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Simple past tense and past participle of pen.; archaic form of penned.
verb
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Form of penta- used before a vowel.
prefix
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Held or kept in; confined; penned.
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