Associations to the word «Pall»


PALL, noun. (archaic) Fine cloth, especially purple cloth used for robes.
PALL, noun. (Christianity) A cloth used for various purposes on the altar in a church.
PALL, noun. (Christianity) A piece of cardboard, covered with linen and embroidered on one side, used to cover the chalice.
PALL, noun. (Christianity) A pallium (woollen vestment in Roman Catholicism).
PALL, noun. (heraldiccharge) A figure resembling the Roman Catholic pallium, or pall, and having the form of the letter Y.
PALL, noun. A heavy canvas, especially one laid over a coffin or tomb.
PALL, noun. An outer garment; a cloak or mantle.
PALL, noun. (obsolete) nausea
PALL, noun. ​ A feeling of gloom.
PALL, verb. To cloak.
PALL, verb. (transitive) To make vapid or insipid; to make lifeless or spiritless; to dull; to weaken.
PALL, verb. (intransitive) To become vapid, tasteless, dull, or insipid; to lose strength, life, spirit, or taste.
PALL MALL, proper noun. A fashionable street in Westminster, leading from Trafalgar Square, via the Haymarket, to St James; it is the home of many select gentlemen's clubs.
PALL MALL, noun. A 17th century game in which a ball was driven along an alley and through a hoop using a mallet

Dictionary definition

PALL, noun. A sudden numbing dread.
PALL, noun. Burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped.
PALL, noun. Hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window).
PALL, verb. Become less interesting or attractive.
PALL, verb. Cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal".
PALL, verb. Cover with a pall.
PALL, verb. Cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing; "Too much spicy food cloyed his appetite".
PALL, verb. Cause to become flat; "pall the beer".
PALL, verb. Lose sparkle or bouquet; "wine and beer can pall".
PALL, verb. Lose strength or effectiveness; become or appear boring, insipid, or tiresome (to); "the course palled on her".
PALL, verb. Lose interest or become bored with something or somebody; "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food".

Wise words

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
Arabian Proverb