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a close friend; comrade
verb pals, palling, palled
(intransitive; usually foll by with or about) to associate as friends
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1788, from Romany (English Gypsy) pal “brother, comrade,” variant of continental Romany pral, plal, phral, probably from Sanskrit bhrata “brother” (see brother (n.)). Extended colloquial form palsy-walsy attested from 1930.
1879, from pal (n.). Related: Palled; palling.
A friend, esp a very close male friend; boon companion; buddy: has many devoted friends, but he is nobody’s ”pal” (1681+)
pal around (1899+)
[fr Romany phral, phal, ”brother, friend,” ultimately fr Sanskrit bhratr, ”brother”]
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