Three-piled
Three-piled Three"-piled`, a. 1. Having the quality of three-pile; best; most costly. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Thou art good velvet; thou 'rt three-piled piece. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: Extravagant; exaggerated; high-flown. ``Three-piled hyperboles.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Accustomed to wearing three-pile; hence, of high rank, or wealth. [Obs.] ``Three-piled people.'' --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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