Origin of pene-
Examples from the Web for pene
But as pening at d would bend the crown and unpair the bed of the brasses, it is preferable to pene at c.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose
Plebs pene servorum habetur loco, quæ per se nihil audet, et nulli adhibetur consilio.
The Christian names both of Pene and Tote are transposed in the last entry.The Privy Purse Expenses of King Henry VIII from November MDXXIX, to December MDXXXII|Nicholas Harris Nicolas
Gallia pene omnis commota est, et absque magistro sinceros habet veritatis dilectores.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Adde quod magnos modica quoque eloquentia parit fructus: ac si quis hc studia utilitate sola metiatur, pene illi perfect par est.