peall

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peall m (genitive pill, plural peallan or pillean)

  1. hairy skin, hide
  2. couch, pallet
  3. veil, covering, coverlet
  4. bunch of matted hair
  5. mat
  6. horse
  7. (Lewis) tarpaulin

Verb[edit]

peall (past pheall, future peallaidh, verbal noun pealladh, past participle peallte)

  1. cover
  2. pull asunder, pluck, tear in pieces
  3. clot, mat (as wool)
  4. tease