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