Palliasse



[pal-yas, pal-yas, pal-ee-as, pal-ee-as] /pælˈyæs, ˈpæl yæs, ˌpæl iˈæs, ˈpæl iˌæs/

noun, Chiefly British.
1.
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[pal-yas, pal-yas, pal-ee-as, pal-ee-as] /pælˈyæs, ˈpæl yæs, ˌpæl iˈæs, ˈpæl iˌæs/
noun
1.
Chiefly British. a mattress of straw; pallet.
/ˈpælɪˌæs; ˌpælɪˈæs/
noun
1.
a straw-filled mattress; pallet
/ˈpælɪˌæs; ˌpælɪˈæs/
noun
1.
a variant spelling (esp US) of palliasse

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