Pug piling, sheet piles connected together at the edges by dovetailed tongues and grooves.Sheet piling, a series of piles made of planks or half logs driven edge to edge, — used to form the walls of cofferdams, etc.

(Pill) n. [Cf. Peel skin, or Pillion.] The peel or skin. [Obs.] "Some be covered over with crusts, or hard pills, as the locusts." Holland.

(Pill), v. i. To be peeled; to peel off in flakes.

(Pill), v. t. [Cf. L. pilare to deprive of hair, and E. pill, n. ]

1. To deprive of hair; to make bald. [Obs.]

2. To peel; to make by removing the skin.

[Jacob] pilled white streaks . . . in the rods.
Gen. xxx. 37.

(Pill) v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Pilled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pilling.] [F. piller, L. pilare; cf. It. pigliare to take. Cf. Peel to plunder.] To rob; to plunder; to pillage; to peel. See Peel, to plunder. [Obs.] Spenser.

Pillers and robbers were come in to the field to pill and to rob.
Sir T. Malroy.

(Pill) n. [F. pilute, L. pilula a pill, little ball, dim. of L. pila a ball. Cf. Piles.]

1. A medicine in the form of a little ball, or small round mass, to be swallowed whole.

2. Figuratively, something offensive or nauseous which must be accepted or endured. Udall.

Pilgrimize to Pimple

(Pil"grim*ize) v. i. To wander as a pilgrim; to go on a pilgrimage. [Obs.] B. Jonson.

(||Pi*lid"i*um) n.; pl. Pildia [NL., fr. Gr. dim. of a cap.] (Zoöl.) The free-swimming, hat-shaped larva of certain nemertean worms. It has no resemblance to its parent, and the young worm develops in its interior.

(||Pi*lif"e*ra) n. pl. [NL. See Piliferous.] (Zoöl.) Same as Mammalia.

(Pi*lif"er*ous) a. [L. pilus hair + -ferous: cf. F. pilifère.]

1. Bearing a single slender bristle, or hair.

2. Beset with hairs.

(Pil"i*form) a. [L. pilus hair + -form.] (Bot.) Resembling hairs or down.

(Pi*lig"er*ous) a. [L. pilus hair + -gerous: cf. F. piligère.] Bearing hair; covered with hair or down; piliferous.

(Pil"ing) n. [See Pile a heap.]

1. The act of heaping up.

2. (Iron Manuf.) The process of building up, heating, and working, fagots, or piles, to form bars, etc.

(Pil"ing), n. [See Pile a stake.] A series of piles; piles considered collectively; as, the piling of a bridge.

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