paul

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paul (plural pauls)

  1. An old Italian silver coin; a paolo.
    • 1836, Mariana Starke, Travels in Europe and in the Island of Sicily (page 569)
      Shoes and boots are, generally speaking, better made at Florence than in any other part of Italy: the usual price charged for the former is eight pauls the pair; and for the latter from thirty to forty pauls.

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Noun[edit]

paul (plural pauls)

  1. Archaic form of pawl.
    • 1850, The Mechanic's Magazine, Register, Journal and Gazette (page 517)
      As soon as the horse again begins to move, the paul will take into the teeth of the ratchet-wheel, and restore to the fly-wheel its original speed.

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Malay[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sundanese.

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paul (Jawi spelling ڤاءول)

  1. blue (blue-colored)

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paul (Jawi spelling ڤاءول)

  1. blue (colour)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *padūlem (a root), from Latin palūdem, accusative of palūs (swamp). Compare Italian padule, Romanian pădure.

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paul m (plural pauis)

  1. (geography) swamp

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from English Paul.

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paul

  1. confused