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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English pæll, from Latin pallium ‘cloak, covering’.

Noun

Singular
pall

Plural
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  1. (archaic) Fine cloth, especially purple cloth used for robes.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A cloth used for various purposes on the altar in a church.
  3. A heavy canvas, especially laid over a coffin or tomb.
    • 1942: Thirty years or so later, a woman was put to death for stealing the purple pall from his sarcophagus, a strange, crazy crime — Rebecca West, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Canongate 2006, p. 150)
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

Apheticism from appall.

Verb

Infinitive
to pall

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to pall (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To make vapid or insipid; to make lifeless or spiritless; to dull; to weaken.

Estonian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈpɑlʲː/

Noun

pall

  1. ball

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

pall c.

Inflection for pall Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pall pallen pallar pallarna
Genitive palls pallens pallars pallarnas
  1. a stool; a chair without armrests or back
  2. pallet; a movable platform, constructed to be moved by forklifts.

Derived terms

stool

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