palliasse

palliasse

[pal-yas, pal-yas, pal-ee-as, pal-ee-as]
noun Chiefly British.
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palliasse or esp (US) paillasse (ˈpælɪˌæs, ˌpælɪˈæs, ˈpælɪˌæs, ˌpælɪˈæs)
 
n
a straw-filled mattress; pallet
 
[C18: from French paillasse, from Italian pagliaccio, ultimately from Latin paleapallet1]
 
paillasse or esp (US) paillasse
 
n
 
[C18: from French paillasse, from Italian pagliaccio, ultimately from Latin paleapallet1]

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