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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PALLET

Seizing the sheath with the other hand, that the pallet had dropped from.

Another struck him in the chest, knocking him to the pallet.

He squatted down beside Chiara's pallet and knew there could be no hope for him.

That night a child was born to Julia, on a pallet of dried grass and prowler skins.

He took the clothes up to his room, and hid them under the pallet.

Now and again it was my turn to lie in that pallet in her chamber.

She was appointed to the pallet for that night, so we three lay all in our chamber.

A pallet on the earthern floor was the only sleeping accommodation.

Did he address this fragment of litany to the Holy Virgin, or to the pallet?

These tangents meet on the line of centers at A, which will be the pallet center.

WORD ORIGIN

"mattress," late 14c., from Anglo-French paillete "straw, bundle of straw," Old French paillet "chaff, bundle of straw," from paille "straw" (12c.), from Latin palea "chaff," perhaps cognate with Sanskrit palavah, Old Church Slavonic pleva, Russian peleva, Lithuanian pelus.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PALLET

bunk

nountwin bed, usually stacked; place to sleep
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.