• A quick breathing; a catching of the breath; a gasp.
  • a public drinking fountain in Scotland and North-East England
  • (used attributively as a modifier) Of or relating to pants.

    "Pant leg"

  • (obsolete) A violent palpitation of the heart.
  • (fashion) A pair of pants (trousers or underpants).


  • (transitive) To long for (something); to be eager for (something).
  • (intransitive) To sigh; to flutter; to languish.
  • (transitive, intransitive) To breathe quickly or in a labored manner, as after exertion or from eagerness or excitement; to respire with heaving of the breast; to gasp.
  • (intransitive) Of the heart, to beat with unnatural violence or rapidity; to palpitate.
  • (intransitive) To long eagerly; to desire earnestly.

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