the five bases of the Islamic faith: shahada (confession of faith), salat (prayer), zakat (almsgiving), sawm (fasting, especially during the month of Ramadan), and hajj (the pilgrimage to Mecca).
See Five Pillars of Islam
- Pillar to post
see: from pillar to post
- Pill beetle
noun 1. a very common beetle, Byrrhus pilula, typical of the family Byrrhidae, that can feign death by withdrawing legs and antennae into grooves underneath the oval body
[pil-boks] /ˈpɪlˌbɒks/ noun 1. a , usually shallow and often round, for holding . 2. a small, low structure of reinforced concrete, enclosing machine guns, and employed as a minor fortress in warfare. 3. a small, round, brimless hat with straight sides and a flat top, worn especially by women. /ˈpɪlˌbɒks/ noun 1. a box […]
noun 1. any of various small terrestrial isopods, especially of the genera Armadillidium and Oniscus, which can roll themselves up into a spherical shape. noun 1. any of various woodlice of the genera Armadillidium and Oniscus, capable of rolling up into a ball when disturbed