noun, plural pen·den·cies.
- pend oreille,
- pendente lite,
Origin of pendency
Examples from the Web for pendency
What clearer proof could be given of the title to knot and pendency?Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
During the pendency of an appeal, the sentence of the subordinate lodge is held in abeyance, and cannot; be enforced.The Principles of Masonic Law|Albert G. Mackey
Nor let the pendency of the case before me, in which you are counsel, have any influence to deter you.Letters and Literary Memorials of Samuel J. Tilden, v. 1|Samuel J. Tilden
And how is it to be known whether it can be done with safety or not, but during the pendency of a negotiation?
Owing to the pendency of an Appropriation Bill, as unfinished business, on this day, it lost its place.Charles Sumner; His Complete Works, Volume XI (of 20)|Charles Sumner