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

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