Pleasance

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an Old French female given name Plaisance, from plaisance (pleasance). The surname is partly matronymic, partly habitational from the Italian town of Piacenza.

Proper noun[edit]

Pleasance

  1. A female given name.
    • 2008, Sherry L. Ackerman, Behind the Looking Glass (page 32)
      Similarly, the verse at the close of Through the Looking Glass is an acrostic for Alice Pleasance Liddell.
  2. A surname​.