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Pale

Pronunciation: pāld
a.1.
1.Wanting in color; not ruddy; dusky white; pallid; wan; as, a pale face; a pale red; a pale blue.
Speechless he stood and pale.
- Milton.
They are not of complexion red or pale.
- T. Randolph.
2.Not bright or brilliant; of a faint luster or hue; dim; as, the pale light of the moon.
n.1.Paleness; pallor.
v. i.1.To turn pale; to lose color or luster.
[imp. & p. p. Paled (pāld); p. pr. & vb. n. Paling.]
Apt to pale at a trodden worm.
- Mrs. Browning.
v. t.1.To make pale; to diminish the brightness of.
n.1.A pointed stake or slat, either driven into the ground, or fastened to a rail at the top and bottom, for fencing or inclosing; a picket.
Deer creep through when a pale tumbles down.
- Mortimer.
2.That which incloses or fences in; a boundary; a limit; a fence; a palisade.
3.A space or field having bounds or limits; a limited region or place; an inclosure; - often used figuratively.
4.A region within specified bounds, whether or not enclosed or demarcated.
5.A stripe or band, as on a garment.
6.(Her.) One of the greater ordinaries, being a broad perpendicular stripe in an escutcheon, equally distant from the two edges, and occupying one third of it.
7.A cheese scoop.
8.(Shipbuilding) A shore for bracing a timber before it is fastened.
English pale
(Hist.) the limits or territory in Eastern Ireland within which alone the English conquerors of Ireland held dominion for a long period after their invasion of the country by Henry II in 1172. See note, below.
beyond the pale
outside the limits of what is allowed or proper; also, outside the limits within which one is protected.
- Spencer.
v. t.1.To inclose with pales, or as with pales; to encircle; to encompass; to fence off.
Noun1.pale - a wooden strip forming part of a fence
Synonyms: picket
Verb1.pale - turn pale, as if in fear
Synonyms: blanch, blench
Adj.1.pale - very light colored; highly diluted with white; "pale seagreen"; "pale blue eyes"
2.pale - (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn"
Synonyms: wan, pallid
3.pale - lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"
Synonyms: pallid
4.pale - abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress; "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"
Synonyms: pallid, wan
5.pale - not full or rich; "high, pale, pure and lovely song"
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