pilling, whose bashfulness was manifest only in the presence of women, had the utmost calmness before his pupils.
But pilling, with both his arms, violently forced McStenger from him.
That's why we are pilling and plucking all our feathers off.'
A boy looked through the window, evidently saw the one who had knocked, then cast a curious look at pilling, the teacher.
Soon the women brought the morning ale; and then the pilling and bolling irons, like spoons with a solid bowl, were got out.
pilling turned the chair facing his class and told the girl with the braided hair to continue.
The best ye could do would be to seize the odd days pilling.
pilling, by his success in conducting the primary school, had won the esteem of Brickville's citizens.
This pilling it appears married a daughter of Abraham Walch.
Went to pilling's Works but could not find Mr. P. or learn anything about my uncle.
"small ball or round mass of medicine," c.1400, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German pille and Middle French pile, all from Latin pilula "pill," literally "little ball," diminutive of pila "a ball, playing ball," said to be related to pilus "hair" if the original notion was "hairball." Figurative sense "something disagreeable that must be swallowed" is from 1540s; slang meaning "boring person" is recorded from 1871. The pill "contraceptive pill" is from 1957.
1736, "to dose on pills," from pill (n.). From 1882 as "to form into pills." Related: Pilled; pilling.
A small pellet or tablet of medicine, often coated, taken by swallowing whole or by chewing.
An oral contraceptive.
Any oral contraceptive for women: now that the joint and the pill are with us