[ pairl, perl ]
/ pɛərl, pɛrl /
a device representing the front of an ecclesiastical pallium, consisting of a broad Y-shaped form covered with crosses.
Origin of pairle
< French, probably alteration of Old French paile pall1;
Also called pall.
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