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pill


  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pill  \Pill\,  n.  [Cf.  {Peel}  skin,  or  {Pillion}.] 
  The  peel  or  skin.  [Obs.]  ``Some  be  covered  over  with  crusts, 
  or  hard  pills,  as  the  locusts.''  --Holland. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pill  \Pill\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  peeled;  to  peel  off  in  flakes. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pill  \Pill\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  L.  pilare  to  deprive  of  hair,  and  E. 
  pill,  n.  (above).] 
  1.  To  deprive  of  hair;  to  make  bald.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  To  peel;  to  make  by  removing  the  skin. 
 
  [Jacob]  pilled  white  streaks  .  .  .  in  the  rods. 
  --Gen.  xxx. 
  37. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pill  \Pill\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pilled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Pilling}.]  [F.  piller,  L.  pilare;  cf  It  pigliare  to  take 
  Cf  {Peel}  to  plunder.] 
  To  rob;  to  plunder;  to  pillage;  to  peel.  See  {Peel},  to 
  plunder.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  Pillers  and  robbers  were  come  in  to  the  field  to  pill 
  and  to  rob.  --Sir  T. 
  Malroy. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pill  \Pill\,  n.  [F.  pilute,  L.  pilula  a  pill,  little  ball,  dim. 
  of  L.  pila  a  ball.  Cf  {Piles}.] 
  1.  A  medicine  in  the  form  of  a  little  ball,  or  small  round 
  mass,  to  be  swallowed  whole. 
 
  2.  Figuratively,  something  offensive  or  nauseous  which  must 
  be  accepted  or  endured. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  pill 
  n  1:  something  that  resembles  a  pill  in  shape  or  size 
  2:  a  dose  of  medicine  in  the  form  of  a  small  pellet  [syn:  {lozenge}, 
  {tablet}] 
  3:  a  pill  containing  estrogen  and  progestin  to  inhibit 
  ovulation  and  so  prevent  conception  [syn:  {birth  control 
  pill},  {contraceptive  pill},  {oral  contraceptive  pill},  {oral 
  contraceptive},  {anovulatory  drug}] 




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