pairle

pairle

[pairl, perl]
noun Heraldry.
a device representing the front of an ecclesiastical pallium, consisting of a broad Y -shaped form covered with crosses.
Also called pall.


Origin:
< French, probably alteration of Old French paile pall1;

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