Definition of pall:
- A figure resembling the Roman Catholic pallium, or pall, and having the form of the letter Y.
- A kind of rich stuff used for garments in the Middle Ages.
- A large cloth, esp., a heavy black cloth, thrown over a coffin at a funeral; sometimes, also, over a tomb.
- A piece of cardboard, covered with linen and embroidered on one side; - used to put over the chalice.
- An outer garment; a cloak mantle.
- Same as Pallium.
- Same as Pawl.
- To become vapid, tasteless, dull, or insipid; to lose strength, life, spirit, or taste; as, the liquor palls.
- To cloak.
- To make vapid or insipid; to make lifeless or spiritless; to dull; to weaken.
- To satiate; to cloy; as, to pall the appetite.
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- "The Virgin of the Sun", H. R. Haggard.
A dark pall hung over him all through the church service; and when at the conclusion he sought to bring up reinforcements before moving on Sunday School, he learned to his dismay that Gizzard was confined to his home with a slight attack of Sunday- sickness from which he was unlikely to recover until nearly dinner time.- "Sube Cane", Edward Bellamy Partridge.
- "The Captain of the Kansas", Louis Tracy.