What does the word pall mean?

Usage examples for 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 by John T. McIntyre
  2. Pall Mall, extry speshul!" – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by 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 by Edgar Saltus