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- n. A traditional Tuscan ball game played in the street.
- n. A rectangular piece of cloth worn by ladies in Ancient Rome and fastened with brooches.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An oblong rectangular piece of cloth, worn by Roman ladies, and fastened with brooches.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Roman antiquity, a full outer robe or wrap, akin to the Greek himation, worn out of doors by women.
- n. Eccles., an altar-cloth; a piece of altar-linen (palla altaris); especially, a corporal (palla corporalis, palla dominica), or a chalice-pall.
The _palla_ was flung like a cloak or mantle, over the _stola_, or uppermost robe, 'Ad talos stola demissa et _circundata_ palla.'
Above the stola, women wore a mantle called palla or pallium.
KETI BANDAR, Sindh, Mar 16 (IPS) - "There was a time when we used to cast our nets into the river [Indus] and haul in no less than 400 to 500 'palla' fish at one go," says
KETI BANDAR, Sindh - "There was a time when we used to cast our nets into the river [Indus] and haul in no less than 400 to 500 'palla' fish at one go," says
The corporal was described as palla corporalis, or velamen dominic mens, or opertorium dominici corporis, etc.; and it seems generally to have been of linen, though we hear of altar-cloths of silk (Greg. of Tours, "Hist.
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