[pel-mel, pal-mal, pawl-mawl] /ˈpɛlˈmɛl, ˈpælˈmæl, ˈpɔlˈmɔl/
a game, popular in the 17th century, in which a ball of boxwood was struck with a mallet in an attempt to drive it through a raised iron ring at the end of a playing alley.
a playing alley on which this game was played.
[pal mal, pel mel] /ˈpæl ˈmæl, ˈpɛl ˈmɛl/
a street in London, England, famed for its clubs.
a game in which a ball is driven by a mallet along an alley and through an iron ring
the alley itself
a street in central London, noted for its many clubs
[pal-er] /ˈpæl ər/ noun 1. unusual or extreme paleness, as from fear, ill health, or death; wanness. /ˈpælə/ noun 1. a pale condition, esp when unnatural: fear gave his face a deathly pallor n. c.1400, from Old French palor “paleness, whiteness” (12c.) and directly from Latin pallor, from pallere “be pale, turn pale,” related to […]
[pawl] /pɔl/ noun 1. a cloth, often of velvet, for spreading over a coffin, bier, or tomb. 2. a coffin. 3. anything that covers, shrouds, or overspreads, especially with darkness or gloom. 4. Ecclesiastical. 5. Heraldry. . 6. Archaic. a cloth spread upon an altar; corporal. 7. Archaic. a garment, especially a robe, cloak, or […]
separated, the second son of Reuben (1 Chr. 5:3); called Phallu, Gen. 46:9. He was the father of the Phalluites (Ex. 6:14; Num. 26:5, 8).
[pal-ee] /ˈpæl i/ adjective, pallier, palliest. Informal. 1. friendly; comradely: old friends being pally at a class reunion. /ˈpælɪ/ adjective -lier, -liest 1. (informal) on friendly or familiar terms adjective Very friendly; affectionate and familiar; palsy-walsy (1895+) noun pal (1940+)