Simple past tense and past participle of pen.; archaic form of penned.
Form of penta- used before a vowel.
Held or kept in; confined; penned.
Pent Sentence Examples
The reign of " Thorough " was collapsing, and the forces pent up since 1629 were soon to rend the fabric of the state.
Out of respect for Katie, he bit back the bitter words at the tip of his tongue. He stalked past her, waiting for the moment he could release the pent up fury and magic.
" Lean-to," " shed," or " pent " roofs are practically developments of the flat roof, one end of the joists (which are now called " rafters ") being tipped up to form a decided slope, which enables slates, tiles, corrugated iron and other materials to be employed which cannot be used upon a " flat " roof.
Boppard is a favourite tourist centre, and being less pent in by hills than many other places in this part of the picturesque gorge of the Rhine, has in modern times become a residential town.
Rolling it around can provide a physical outlet for pent up physiological symptoms.