[pawl-bair-er] /ˈpɔlˌbɛər ər/
one of several persons who carry or attend the coffin at a funeral.
a person who carries or escorts the coffin at a funeral
also pall-bearer, 1707, from pall (n.) + agent noun of bear (v.). Originally one who holds the corners of the pall at a funeral.
[pal] /pæl/ Informal. noun 1. a very close, intimate friend; comrade; chum. 2. an accomplice. verb (used without object), palled, palling. 3. to associate as comrades or chums: to pal around with the kid next door. [pawl] /pɔl/ noun 1. a cloth, often of velvet, for spreading over a coffin, bier, or tomb. 2. a […]
/pæˈlɛsənt/ adjective 1. (botany) becoming paler in colour with increasing age
pallesthesia pall·es·the·sia (pāl’ĭs-thē’zhə) n. The perception of vibration. pall’es·thet’ic (-thět’ĭk) adj.
[pal-it] /ˈpæl ɪt/ noun 1. a bed or mattress of straw. 2. a small or makeshift bed. [pal-it] /ˈpæl ɪt/ noun 1. a small, low, portable platform on which goods are placed for storage or moving, as in a warehouse or vehicle. 2. a flat board or metal plate used to support ceramic articles during […]