Pell

Pell

Pell\, v. t. [Cf. Pelt, v. t.] To pelt; to knock about. [Obs.] --Holland.
Webster's Revised

Pell

Pell\, n. [OF. pel, F. peau, L. pellis a skin. See Fell a skin.]

1. A skin or hide; a pelt.

2. A roll of parchment; a parchment record.

Clerk of the pells, formerly, an officer of the exchequer who entered accounts on certain parchment rolls, called pell rolls. [Eng.]
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