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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pall /ˈpɔl/
 棺罩,遮蓋物(vi.)走味(vt.)覆蓋,使平淡無味

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pall, v. t.
 1. To make vapid or insipid; to make lifeless or spiritless; to dull; to weaken.
    Reason and reflection . . . pall all his enjoyments.   --Atterbury.
 2. To satiate; to cloy; as, to pall the appetite.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pall, v. t. To cloak. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pall, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Palled p. pr. & vb. n. Palling.]  To become vapid, tasteless, dull, or insipid; to lose strength, life, spirit, or taste; as, the liquor palls.
 Beauty soon grows familiar to the lover,
 Fades in the eye, and palls upon the sense.   --Addisin.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pall, n.
 1. An outer garment; a cloak mantle.
    His lion's skin changed to a pall of gold.   --Spenser.
 2. A kind of rich stuff used for garments in the Middle Ages. [Obs.]
 3. R. C. Ch. Same as Pallium.
    About this time Pope Gregory sent two archbishop's palls into England, -- the one for London, the other for York.   --Fuller.
 4. Her. A figure resembling the Roman Catholic pallium, or pall, and having the form of the letter Y.
 5. A large cloth, esp., a heavy black cloth, thrown over a coffin at a funeral; sometimes, also, over a tomb.
    Warriors carry the warrior's pall.   --Tennyson.
 6. Eccl. A piece of cardboard, covered with linen and embroidered on one side; -- used to put over the chalice.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pall n. Same as Pawl.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pall, n. Nausea. [Obs.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pawl n.  Mach. A pivoted tongue, or sliding bolt, on one part of a machine, adapted to fall into notches, or interdental spaces, on another part, as a ratchet wheel, in such a manner as to permit motion in one direction and prevent it in the reverse, as in a windlass; a catch, click, or detent. See Illust. of Ratchet Wheel. [Written also paul, or pall.]
 Pawl bitt Naut., a heavy timber, set abaft the windlass, to receive the strain of the pawls.
 Pawl rim or Pawl ring Naut., a stationary metallic ring surrounding the base of a capstan, having notches for the pawls to catch in.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 pall
      n 1: a sudden numbing dread [syn: chill]
      2: burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped [syn: shroud,
         cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothes]
      3: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
         [syn: curtain, drape, drapery, mantle]
      v 1: become less interesting or attractive [syn: dull]
      2: cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal" [syn: daunt,
          dash, scare off, frighten off, scare away, frighten
         away, scare]
      3: cover with a pall
      4: cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing; "Too
         much spicy food cloyed his appetite" [syn: cloy]
      5: cause to become flat; "pall the beer"
      6: lose sparkle or bouquet; "wine and beer can pall" [syn: die,
          become flat]
      7: lose strength or effectiveness; become or appear boring,
         insipid, or tiresome (to); "the course palled on her"
      8: get tired of something or somebody [syn: tire, weary, fatigue,
          jade]