pall-like, adj.
/pawl/, n.
1. a cloth, often of velvet, for spreading over a coffin, bier, or tomb.
2. a coffin.
3. anything that covers, shrouds, or overspreads, esp. with darkness or gloom.
4. Eccles.
a. pallium (def. 2b).
b. a linen cloth or a square cloth-covered piece of cardboard used to cover a chalice.
5. Heraldry. pairle.
6. Archaic. a cloth spread upon an altar; corporal.
7. Archaic. a garment, esp. a robe, cloak, or the like.
8. to cover with or as with a pall.
[bef. 900; ME; OE paell pope's pallium < L pallium cloak]
Syn. 3. shadow, melancholy, oppression.
/pawl/, v.i.
1. to have a wearying or tiresome effect (usually fol. by on or upon).
2. to become distasteful or unpleasant.
3. to become satiated or cloyed with something.
4. to satiate or cloy.
5. to make dull, distasteful, or unpleasant.
[1350-1400; ME pallen; aph. var. of APPALL]
Syn. 4. glut, sate, surfeit.

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