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  • n. Plural form of palliasse.


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  • The bunks are of the ordinary double-tier wooden type, with palliasses and 2 good blankets.

    Work Camp 95 GW

  • The men have stopped using palliasses with wood shavings because of the vermin in them, and they now sleep directly on the boards.

    Work Camp 11017 GW

  • Each barrack has three rooms with 20 beds each, of the double tier wooden type, palliasses and two good blankets.

    Work Camp 107 GW

  • The interior arrangements of the cubicles usually consist of beds of the double tier wooden slatted type, palliasses and two or three blankets supplied by the Retaining Power.

    Red Cross Report

  • Generally these are provided with two tier bunks having palliasses and two blankets issued by the company for which they are working.

    Work Camp 924 GW

  • Only by the tunnel mouth where I lay were there signs of human occupation: a rough stone fireplace and utensils, palliasses and camp-beds, plain chairs and table, a couple of packing-cases, and a litter of stores and gear.


  • I saw Denstones forbidding face and the dormitories with their straw palliasses where my father had slept.

    Fathers & Sons

  • Bunks in the stucco buildings had filthy vermin-infested burlap palliasses on the beds.

    Moosburg Online: Stalag VII A (Oral history: Jeffers)

  • Snudge and Coxus took Hiblesk by the arms and legs and dumped him on one of the narrow raised palliasses.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • The boy made his way to the area where the armigers had laid their straw-stuffed palliasses.

    Conqueror's Moon


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