Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the commonest ferns of the Hawaiian Islands, Odontosoria Chinensis, from which the natives formerly extracted a red dye.

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  • Joe Hill: Bobby Conroy palaa kuolleista ja muita kertomuksia (20th Century Ghosts, Tammi)

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  • Joo, aika överiks veti mut joskus vaan palaa pinna kyl mä uskon et tuomari ei ihan nähnyt sitä vetoo se menee jotain 95 ....

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  • And I noticed that the place smelled strange—a scent I’d never encountered before—a bit rancid, like palaa fish left too long in the sun.

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  • I feel such a languaw -- such a want of spirit; and I get palaa, and that is not desiwable. "

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