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palish

[ pey-lish ]
/ ˈpeɪ lɪʃ /
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adjective

somewhat pale.

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Origin of palish

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at pale1, -ish1
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British Dictionary definitions for palish

palish
/ (ˈpeɪlɪʃ) /

adjective

rather pale
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