pell

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Pell \Pell\ (p[e^]l), verb (used with an object) [Cf. {Pelt}, verb (used with an object)] To pelt; to knock about. [Obs.] --Holland.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Pell \Pell\, noun [OF. pel, F. peau, L. pellis a skin. See {Fell} a skin.]

1. A skin or hide; a pelt.

2. A roll of parchment; a parchment record.

{Clerk of the pells}, formerly, an officer of the exchequer who entered accounts on certain parchment rolls, called pell rolls. [Eng.]


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