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. [1913 Webster]

Pillers and robbers were come in to the field to pill and to rob. --Sir T. Malroy. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pilling — Infobox UK place official name= Pilling population= 1,739 (2001 Census) country= England os grid reference= SD405485 london distance= 204 mi (329 km) SE latitude= 53.929461 longitude= 2.905516 shire district= Wyre shire county= Lancashire region …   Wikipedia

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  • pilling — pil·ling s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS tess. fenomeno, particolarmente evidente nel caso di alcune fibre sintetiche e fibre naturali pregiate, per cui sulla superficie di maglie o tessuti si forma uno strato di peluria che si ammassa poi in …   Dizionario italiano

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