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pane

[peyn] /peɪn/
noun
1.
one of the divisions of a window or the like, consisting of a single plate of glass in a frame.
2.
a plate of glass for such a division.
3.
a panel, as of a wainscot, ceiling, door, etc.
4.
a flat section, side, or surface, as one of the sides of a bolthead.
5.
Philately. a sheet of stamps or any large portion of one, as a half or a quarter, as issued by the post office.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English pane, pan strip of cloth, section < Middle French pan < Latin pannus cloth; akin to Old English fana flag; see vane
Related forms
paneless, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for paneless

pane1

/peɪn/
noun
1.
a sheet of glass in a window or door
2.
a panel of a window, door, wall, etc
3.
a flat section or face, as of a cut diamond
4.
(philately)
  1. any of the rectangular marked divisions of a sheet of stamps made for convenience in selling
  2. a single page in a stamp booklet See also tête-bêche, se tenant
Word Origin
C13: from Old French pan portion, from Latin pannus rag

pane2

/peɪn/
noun, verb
1.
a variant of peen

pané

/pane/
adjective
1.
(of fish, meat, etc) dipped or rolled in breadcrumbs before cooking
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Word Origin and History for paneless
pane
mid-13c., "garment, part of a garment," later "side of a building, section of a wall," from O.Fr. pan "piece, panel" (11c.), from L. pannum (nom. pannus) "piece of cloth, garment," probably cognate with Goth. fana "piece of cloth," Gk. penos "web." Sense of "window glass" first attested mid-15c.
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