Definition of pennill in English:

pennill

noun

  • An improvised Welsh verse sung to a harp accompaniment; a stanza of such verse. Usually in plural.

Origin

Late 18th century. From Welsh pennill verse, stanza, stall in a stable, apparently cognate with Old Breton pentil pigsty, further etymology uncertain, perhaps from pen head + a second element of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

pennill

/ˈpɛnɪl/