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 panel house.

(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.

Paneled back(Arch.), the paneled work covering the window back. See Window back.

(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.

(Pan"el*ing) n. A forming in panels; panelwork. [Written also panelling.]

(Pan"el*work`) n. (Arch.) Wainscoting.

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 eulogize.

(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, etc.

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 chafing.

4. (Joinery) A board having its edges inserted in the groove of a surrounding frame; as, the panel of a door.

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.

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