pall

Part of speech: verb

To make or become insipid; cloy; satiate.

Part of speech: noun

A cloth thrown over a coffin or a tomb.

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Usage examples "pall":

  1. At last the sounds of the Maillard ceased and the pall of dust thinned and dissolved itself in the air. - "Ashton-Kirk, Investigator", John T. McIntyre.
  2. Pall Mall, extry speshul!" - "Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose", Grant Allen.
  3. In the reverberations Attila looms, dragging the desert after him, tossing it like a pall on the face of the earth. - "Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern", Edgar Saltus.