Pall

Definition of Pall

Pronunciation: pạld
n.1.Same as Pawl.
1.An outer garment; a cloak mantle.
His lion's skin changed to a pall of gold.
- Spenser.
2.A kind of rich stuff used for garments in the Middle Ages.
3.(R. C. Ch.) Same as Pallium.
About this time Pope Gregory sent two archbishop's palls into England, - the one for London, the other for York.
- Fuller.
4.(Her.) A figure resembling the Roman Catholic pallium, or pall, and having the form of the letter Y.
5.A large cloth, esp., a heavy black cloth, thrown over a coffin at a funeral; sometimes, also, over a tomb.
Warriors carry the warrior's pall.
- Tennyson.
6.(Eccl.) A piece of cardboard, covered with linen and embroidered on one side; - used to put over the chalice.
v. t.1.To cloak.
v. i.1.To become vapid, tasteless, dull, or insipid; to lose strength, life, spirit, or taste; as, the liquor palls.
[imp. & p. p. Palled (pạld); p. pr. & vb. n. Palling.]
Beauty soon grows familiar to the lover,
Fades in the eye, and palls upon the sense.
- Addisin.
v. t.1.To make vapid or insipid; to make lifeless or spiritless; to dull; to weaken.
Reason and reflection . . . pall all his enjoyments.
- Atterbury.
2.To satiate; to cloy; as, to pall the appetite.
n.1.Nausea.

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