PILL, noun [Latin pila, a ball; pilula, a little ball.]
1. In pharmacy, a medicine in the form of a little ball or small round mass, to be swallowed whole.
2. Any thing nauseous.
PILL, verb transitive To rob; to plunder; to pillage, that is, to peel, to strip. [See Peel, the same word in the proper English orthography.]
PILL, verb intransitive To be peeled; to come off in flakes.
1. To rob. [See Peel.]