from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One of a row of upright pointed sticks forming a fence; a pale.
- n. Pointed sticks used in making fences; pales.
- n. A fence made of pales or pickets.
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- v. Present participle of pale.
- n. A pointed stick used to make a fence.
- n. A fence made of palings.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Pales, in general; a fence formed with pales or pickets; a limit; an inclosure.
- n. The act of placing pales or stripes on cloth; also, the stripes themselves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Pales or stakes collectively.
- n. A fence formed by connecting pointed vertical stakes by horizontal rails above and below; a picket fence; hence, in general, that which incloses or fences in; in the plural, pales collectively as forming a fence.
- n. Stripes on cloth resembling pales.
- n. The putting of the stripes called pales on cloth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fence made of upright pickets
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