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palliasse

[pal-yas, pal-yas, pal-ee-as, pal-ee-as] /pælˈyæs, ˈpæl yæs, ˌpæl iˈæs, ˈpæl iˌæs/
noun, Chiefly British
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palliasse

/ˈpælɪˌæs; ˌpælɪˈæs/
noun
1.
a straw-filled mattress; pallet
Word Origin
C18: from French paillasse, from Italian pagliaccio, ultimately from Latin paleapallet1
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