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pairle

[pairl, perl] /pɛərl, pɛrl/
noun, Heraldry.
1.
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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