pall


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pall \Pall\ (p[add]l), n.
   Same as Pawl.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pall \Pall\, n. [OE. pal, AS. p[ae]l, from L. pallium cover,
   cloak, mantle, pall; cf. L. palla robe, mantle.]
   1. An outer garment; a cloak mantle.
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            His lion's skin changed to a pall of gold.
                                                  --Spenser.
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   2. A kind of rich stuff used for garments in the Middle Ages.
      [Obs.] --Wyclif (Esther viii. 15).
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   3. (R. C. Ch.) Same as Pallium.
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            About this time Pope Gregory sent two archbishop's
            palls into England, -- the one for London, the other
            for York.                             --Fuller.
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   4. (Her.) A figure resembling the Roman Catholic pallium, or
      pall, and having the form of the letter Y.
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   5. A large cloth, esp., a heavy black cloth, thrown over a
      coffin at a funeral; sometimes, also, over a tomb.
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            Warriors carry the warrior's pall.    --Tennyson.
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   6. (Eccl.) A piece of cardboard, covered with linen and
      embroidered on one side; -- used to put over the chalice.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pall \Pall\, v. t.
   To cloak. [R.] --Shak
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pall \Pall\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Palled (p[add]ld); p. pr. &
   vb. n. Palling.] [Either shortened fr. appall, or fr. F.
   p[^a]lir to grow pale. Cf. Appall, Pale, a.]
   To become vapid, tasteless, dull, or insipid; to lose
   strength, life, spirit, or taste; as, the liquor palls.
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         Beauty soon grows familiar to the lover,
         Fades in the eye, and palls upon the sense. --Addisin.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pall \Pall\, v. t.
   1. To make vapid or insipid; to make lifeless or spiritless;
      to dull; to weaken. --Chaucer.
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            Reason and reflection . . . pall all his enjoyments.
                                                  --Atterbury.
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   2. To satiate; to cloy; as, to pall the appetite.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pall \Pall\, n.
   Nausea. [Obs.] --Shaftesbury.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pawl \Pawl\, n. [W. pawl a pole, a stake. Cf. Pole a stake.]
   (Mach.)
   A pivoted tongue, or sliding bolt, on one part of a machine,
   adapted to fall into notches, or interdental spaces, on
   another part, as a ratchet wheel, in such a manner as to
   permit motion in one direction and prevent it in the reverse,
   as in a windlass; a catch, click, or detent. See Illust. of
   Ratchet Wheel. [Written also paul, or pall.]
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   Pawl bitt (Naut.), a heavy timber, set abaft the windlass,
      to receive the strain of the pawls.

   Pawl rim or Pawl ring (Naut.), a stationary metallic ring
      surrounding the base of a capstan, having notches for the
      pawls to catch in.
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