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 Penthesile’a.Pentreath (Dolly). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pent’house (2 syl.).
 
A hat with a broad brim. The allusion is to the hood of a door, or coping of a roof. (Welsh, penty; Spanish, pentice; French, appentice, also pente, a slope.)   1
 


 Penthesile’a.Pentreath (Dolly). 

 
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