Words whose second letter is P P () the sixteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a nonvocal consonant whose form and value come from the Latin, into which language the letter was brought, through the ancient Greek, from the Phoenician, its probable origin being Egyptian. Paage (n.) A toll for passage over another person's grounds. Pabulation (n.) The act of feeding, or providing food. Pabulous (a.) Affording pabulum, or food; alimental. Pace (n.) The length of a step in walking or marching, reckoned from the heel of one foot to the heel of the other; -- used as a unit in measuring distances; as, he advanced fifty paces. Pacificatory (a.) Tending to make peace; conciliatory. Pack (n.) A large area of floating pieces of ice driven together more or less closely. Pack (n.) To load with a pack; hence, to load; to encumber; as, to pack a horse. Etymologically P is most closely related to b, f, and v; as hobble, hopple; father, paternal; recipient, receive. Pabulum (n.) The means of nutriment to animals or plants; food; nourishment; hence, that which feeds or sustains, as fuel for a fire; that upon which the mind or soul is nourished; as, intellectual pabulum. Pace (n.) Manner of stepping or moving; gait; walk; as, the walk, trot, canter, gallop, and amble are paces of the horse; a swaggering pace; a quick pace. Pace (n.) Specifically, a kind of fast amble; a rack. Pace (n.) A broad step or platform; any part of a floor slightly raised above the rest, as around an altar, or at the upper end of a hall. Pack (n.) An envelope, or wrapping, of sheets used in hydropathic practice, called dry pack, wet pack, cold pack, etc., according to the method of treatment. Pack (n.) To cause to go; to send away with baggage or belongings; esp., to send away peremptorily or suddenly; -- sometimes with off; as, to pack a boy off to school. Pabular (a.) Of, pertaining to, or fit for, pabulum or food; affording food. Pace (n.) A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step. Pacific (a.) Of or pertaining to peace; suited to make or restore peace; of a peaceful character; not warlike; not quarrelsome; conciliatory; as, pacific words or acts; a pacific nature or condition. Pacificator (n.) One who, or that which, pacifies; a peacemaker. Pack (n.) A number of persons associated or leagued in a bad design or practice; a gang; as, a pack of thieves or knaves. Pack (n.) A bundle of sheet-iron plates for rolling simultaneously. Pack (n.) To contrive unfairly or fraudulently; to plot.
Pagan (n.) Of or pertaining to pagans; relating to the worship or the worshipers of false goods; heathen; idolatrous, as, pagan tribes or superstitions.
Paeonine (n.) An artifical red nitrogenous dyestuff, called also red coralline. Pagan (n.) One who worships false gods; an idolater; a heathen; one who is neither a Christian, a Mohammedan, nor a Jew. t.) To render pagan or heathenish; to convert to paganism. Page (n.) Any one of several species of beautiful South American moths of the genus Urania. Page (n.) Fig.: A record; a writing; as, the page of history.
Paddock (n.) A small inclosure for pasture; esp., one adjoining a stable. Paddy (n.) Unhusked rice; -- commonly so called in the East Indies. Padishah (n.) Chief ruler; monarch; sovereign; -- a title of the Sultan of Turkey, and of the Shah of Persia.
Paddlefish (n.) A large ganoid fish (Polyodon spathula) found in the rivers of the Mississippi Valley. Called also duck-billed cat, and spoonbill sturgeon. Paddlewood (n.) The light elastic wood of the Aspidosperma excelsum, a tree of Guiana having a fluted trunk readily split into planks. Paddock (n.) A small inclosure or park for sporting. ) of Paddy Paddy (n.) A jocose or contemptuous name for an Irishman. Padge (n.) The barn owl; -- called also pudge, and pudge owl.
Padrone (n.) A man who imports, and controls the earnings of, Italian laborers, street musicians, etc. Paeon (n.) A foot of four syllables, one long and three short, admitting of four combinations, according to the place of the long syllable. Page (n.) A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack. Page (n.) One side of a leaf of a book or manuscript.