From many verbs are formed verbal nouns by prefixing the particle pe- (peng, pem, pen, peny) to the radical.
We called it the 'pem' because it is close to pembroke College.
Yet pem fell asleep imploring Ta-Te–and lost the little record altogether in her dreams!
And pem was drawn up, to face a Highland squall from Andrew.
pem had designed it herself, painted it herself upon a two-foot poster, gaining thereby a green honor-bead for handicraft.
pem flashed the question upon the older of her two boy-knights.
Somehow, pem was conscious of it in the poor numb sheath of her own girlish being–and beyond.
He still remembered their desolate arrival, and he could feel the waters of the pem eating into his instep.
pem asked the question for the nineteenth time, her black eyebrows arching.
pem musingly nursed her chin,–and with it a wildfire interest in the “hot tamale.”