noun Chiefly British.
- palliative care,
- palliative treatment,
Origin of paillasse
Examples from the Web for palliasse
One of us made shift with a palliasse, while Genevive and I slept on a hair mattress.Six Women and the Invasion|Gabrielle Yerta
Then we went to bed—to palliasse rather, for two big bags filled with straw were laid down for us, and we turned in, or rather on.Fragments of an Autobiography|Felix Moscheles
So Akela curled up on someone's palliasse, and silence fell.
The Stable having been duly invited, its eight occupants come in, and each finds a place on a palliasse.
Brotteaux stretched himself on the palliasse and blew out the candle.The Gods are Athirst|Anatole France