I noticed their new un-faded uniforms, their dust-free boots, and their duffel bags stacked high on a pallet.
In 2004, a pallet of batteries caught fire on a FedEx plane.
We love the chicken on a pallet of herby, slightly sweet cornbread dressing, which imbibes all the seeping juices.
"mattress," late 14c., from Anglo-French paillete "straw, bundle of straw," Old French paillet "chaff, bundle of straw," from paille "straw" (12c.), from Latin palea "chaff," perhaps cognate with Sanskrit palavah, Old Church Slavonic pleva, Russian peleva, Lithuanian pelus.
"flat wooden blade" used as a tool by potters, etc., early 15c., from Middle French palette, diminutive of pale "spade, shovel" (see palette). Meaning "large portable tray" used with a forklift for moving loads is from 1921.