Definitions

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  • n. A perpendicular band upon an escutcheon, one half the breadth of the pale.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as palea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as palea, 1, and in more common use by botanists.
  • n. See pallet.
  • n. A Middle English form of palate.
  • n. See palette.

Etymologies

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pale +‎ -et

Examples

  • He wore a kind of paletôt of light camlet cloth, with voluminous lapels and deep cuffs of lavender watered silk; very baggy trousers, with lavender stripes down the seams; very shiny boots and quite as glossy a hat; his attire being completed by tightly-fitting gloves, of the hue known in Paris as beurre frais — that is to say, light yellow.

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  • When you are more restricted your palet tends to expand because you can now actually enjoy the unique flavor of individual ingredients.

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  • I loved to suck on the kokum in this bhaaji and as if to give an applause to Mom would make that sound with the tongue touching the palet to create a vacuum and a loud toch~~ in response to the tart flavors that tickled the inside of the mouth.

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  • Spread with a palet knife (I use a clean finger so I can feel what I'm doing - this is acceptable).

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  • It is a truth that men, like the finest red wines, are callow energetic and rough to the palet when youthful but which mature slowly and

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  • Dense and crunchy with a kind of sandy texture, the palet breton softens as you chew — the salty flavor cutting ever so subtly through the sweet.

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  • Most French supermarkets have their own brand of palet breton, and they can also be found throughout Europe.

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  • Joris Luyten It may be named unceremoniously for the hockey puck it resembles, but the palet breton tastes like a bit of heaven.

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  • Bu ve roket güçlendiriciler Evrensel Oluşturucu gerçekten etkili olarak yapmak bacaklar, kanatlar, palet ihtiyacı var.

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  • I'm sure the big boss won't notice I skewered a palet of rock salt to the side of his vehicle in the world's first Shish-ka-Honda

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