Panegyrize to Pantalet
(Pan"e*gy*rize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Panegyrized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Panegyrizing ] [Gr. .
See Panegyrist.] To praise highly; to extol in a public speech; to write or deliver a panegyric upon; to
(Pan"e*gy*rize), v. i. To indulge in panegyrics. Mitford.
(Pan"e*gyr`y) n. A panegyric. [Obs.] Milton.
(Pan"el) n. [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or
piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]
1. (Arch.) A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings,
2. (Law) (a) A piece of parchment or a schedule, containing the names of persons summoned as
jurors by the sheriff; hence, more generally, the whole jury. Blackstone. (b) (Scots Law) A prisoner
arraigned for trial at the bar of a criminal court. Burrill.
3. Formerly, a piece of cloth serving as a saddle; hence, a soft pad beneath a saddletree to prevent
4. (Joinery) A board having its edges inserted in the groove of a surrounding frame; as, the panel of a
5. (Masonry) One of the faces of a hewn stone. Gwilt.
6. (Painting) A slab or plank of wood upon which, instead of canvas, a picture is painted.
7. (Mining) (a) A heap of dressed ore. (b) One of the districts divided by pillars of extra size, into
which a mine is laid off in one system of extracting coal.
8. (Dressmaking) A plain strip or band, as of velvet or plush, placed at intervals lengthwise on the skirt
of a dress, for ornament.
9. A portion of a framed structure between adjacent posts or struts, as in a bridge truss.
Panel game, a method of stealing money in a panel house. Panel house, a house of prostitution
in which the rooms have secret entrances to facilitate theft by accomplices of the inmates. Panel
saw, handsaw with fine teeth, used for cutting out panels, etc. Panel thief, one who robs in a
Paneled back (Arch.), the paneled work covering the window back. See Window back.
(Pan"el) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Paneled or Panelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Paneling or Panelling.] To
form in or with panels; as, to panel a wainscot.
(Pan`el*a"tion) n. The act of impaneling a jury. [Obs.] [Written also panellation.] Wood.
(Pane"less) a. Without panes.
To patch his paneless window.Shenstone.
(Pan"el*ing) n. A forming in panels; panelwork. [Written also panelling.]
(Pan"el*work`) n. (Arch.) Wainscoting.