Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To drive forth; knock about.
  • noun Askin or hide. -. Fur.
  • noun A roll of parchment.
  • noun An obsolete variant of peel.
  • noun A hole or deep place, such as that formed under a cascade or waterfall.
  • To wash into pells or pools.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To pelt; to knock about.
  • noun A skin or hide; a pelt.
  • noun A roll of parchment; a parchment record.
  • noun [Eng.] formerly, an officer of the exchequer who entered accounts on certain parchment rolls, called pell rolls.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A fur or hide.
  • noun A lined cloak or its lining.
  • noun A roll of parchment; a record kept on parchment.
  • noun Sussex A body of water somewhere between a pond and a lake in size.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin pellis ("animal skin, pelt"), from Ancient Greek πέλμα (pélma, "sole of the foot").

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