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 Pan’thera.Pan’tomime (3 syl.), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pantile Shop.
 
A meeting-house, from the fact that dissenting chapels were often roofed with pantiles. Hence pantile was used in the sense of dissenting. Mrs. Centlivre, in the Gortiam Election, contrasts the pantile crew with a good churchman.   1
 


 Pan’thera.Pan’tomime (3 syl.), 

 
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