PALL, noun [Latin pallium.]
1. A cloke; a mantle of state.
2. The mantle of an archbishop.
3. The cloth thrown over a dead body at funerals.
PALL, noun In heraldry, a figure like the Greek.
PALL, verb transitive To cloke; to cover or invest.
PALL, verb intransitive [Gr. old.]
1. To become vapid; to lose strength, life, spirit or taste; to become insipid; as, the liquor palls.
Beauty soon grows familiar to the lover,
Fades in the eye and palls upon the sense.
PALL, verb transitive To make vapid or insipid.
Reason and reflection--blunt the edge of the keenest desires, and pall all his enjoyments.
1. To make spiritless; to dispirit; to depress.
The more we raise our love,
The more we pall and cool and kill his ardor.
2. To weaken; to impair; as, to pall fortune.
3. To cloy; as the palled appetite.