Pill

Definition of Pill

n.1.The peel or skin.
v. i.1.To be peeled; to peel off in flakes.
v. t.1.To deprive of hair; to make bald.
2.To peel; to make by removing the skin.
[Jacob] pilled white streaks . . . in the rods.
- Gen. xxx. 37.
v. t. & i.1.To rob; to plunder; to pillage; to peel. See Peel, to plunder.
[imp. & p. p. Pilled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pilling.]
Pillers and robbers were come in to the field to pill and to rob.
- Sir T. Malroy.
n.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.
Pill beetle
(Zool.) any small beetle of the genus Byrrhus, having a rounded body, with the head concealed beneath the thorax.
Pill bug
(Zool.) any terrestrial isopod of the genus Armadillo, having the habit of rolling itself into a ball when disturbed. Called also pill wood louse.

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