Paled
Paled Paled, a. [See 5th {Pale}.] 1. Striped. [Obs.] ``[Buskins] . . . paled part per part.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. Inclosed with a paling. ``A paled green.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • Paled — Pale Pale, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Paled} (p[=a]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Paling}.] To turn pale; to lose color or luster. Whittier. [1913 Webster] Apt to pale at a trodden worm. Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paled — peɪl n. lack of luster or color; fence; fence stake; bordered territory v. blanch, whiten; become less important; make a fence around adj. colorless, pallid; weak; white …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paled — 1) pedal 2) plead …   Anagrams dictionary

  • paled — adj. having palings …   Useful english dictionary

  • paled beside — seemed unimportant compared to , appeared insignificant next to …   English contemporary dictionary

  • counter-paled — counˈter paled adjective (heraldry) Divided equally, as an escutcheon, first palewise, then by a line fesse wise, with tinctures counterchanged • • • Main Entry: ↑counter * * * ˈcounter ˌpaled, a. Her. [counter 14: cf. next.] Of a shield: Parted… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pale — I UK [peɪl] / US adjective Word forms pale : adjective pale comparative paler superlative palest *** 1) light and not bright in colour pale blue/yellow/green a pale sky 2) a pale person has skin that is lighter than usual because they are ill,… …   English dictionary

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium

  • pale — pale1 [ peıl ] adjective *** 1. ) light and not bright in color: pale blue eyes a pale sky a ) pale blue/gray/pink etc. something that is pale blue/gray/pink etc. is a lighter type of blue/gray/pink etc. than usual 2. ) a pale person has skin… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pale — I. /peɪl / (say payl) adjective (paler, palest) 1. of a whitish appearance; without intensity of colour: pale complexion. 2. of a low degree of chroma, saturation, or purity; approaching white or grey: pale yellow. 3. lacking in brightness; dim:… …   Australian English dictionary

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