MEANING: noun: A taking or receiving of rent, profit, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: From Anglo-French pernance, by switching of sounds of prenance (taking), from prendre, from Latin prehendere (to seize). Ultimately from the Indo-European root ghend-/ghed- (to seize or to take), which is also the source of pry, prey, spree, reprise, surprise, osprey, prison, reprehend, impregnable, impresa, and prise. Earliest documented use: 1626.


PERGNANCY - garvidity

PERRNANCY - the quality that makes one a Spanish dog

PERINANCY - Sluggo and Aunt Fritzi Ritz and those guys