panter was promoted to the See of Ross in the latter part of 1545.
I ain't afeared of em—ain't afeared of anything cept a panter.
To assay bread, the panter kneels, the Carver cuts him a slice, and he eats it.
A brother skipper jumped into the boat, and actually clutched him by his cap at the same moment poor panter said “I am gone, Ned!”
Tell your panter and Butler to come to the table before grace.
mid-15c., perhaps a shortening of Old French pantaisier "gasp, puff, pant, be out of breath, be in distress" (12c.), probably from Vulgar Latin *pantasiare "be oppressed with a nightmare, struggle for breathing during a nightmare," literally "to have visions," from Greek phantasioun "have or form images, subject to hallucinations," from phantasia "appearance, image, fantasy" (see phantasm). Related: Panted; panting.
"a gasping breath," c.1500, from pant (v.).
v. pant·ed, pant·ing, pants
To breathe rapidly and shallowly.