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palliasse definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: mattress consisting of a thin pad filled with straw or sawdust [syn: paillasse, palliasse]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: modification of French paillasse, from paille straw Date: 1763 a thin straw mattress used as a pallet

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also paillasse) a straw mattress. Etymology: F paillasse f. It. pagliaccio ult. f. L palea straw

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Palliasse Pal*liasse", n. See Paillasse.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Paillasse Pail*lasse" (?; F. ?), n. [F., fr. paille straw. See Pallet a bed.] An under bed or mattress of straw. [Written also palliasse.]

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Straw-bed, paillasse.




 


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