"a parchment," mid-15c., earlier "skin, hide" (mid-14c.), from Anglo-French pell, Old French pel "skin" (13c., Modern French peau), from Latin pellem, pellis "skin, leather, parchment, hide" (see film (n.)).
Examples from the Web for pell
Knocking—or praising—schools for their share of Pell Grant recipients really is rearranging the deck chairs here.
“Our ambition is to become something of a model in financial management rather than a cause for occasional scandal,” Pell said.Vatican Bank: No More Secret Accounts For Politicians And “Bad Families”|Barbie Latza Nadeau|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How much time Pell and Kwan have spent actually living in Rhode Island (they have a house in Providence) has come into question.
“We might have to wait and do further lessons after the election,” Pell says lightheartedly, himself a beginner.
Or perhaps she and Pell could try the figure skating pairs event in Pyeongchang in 2018?
They've put Mrs. Pell's body on the couch, but, except for that, nothing's been touched.The Diamond Pin|Carolyn Wells
He got the water-bottle hanging on the peg by the fireplace, and brought that to Pell also.
He borrowed a drag from Mr. Pell, and took them all up for a lunch at Mrs. Costell's in Westchester.The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him|Paul Leicester Ford
Pell saw a gleam of hope through the darkness of this moment.
Pell sighed deeply, slowly looked into the viewer again and said, "Kronski and I'll be back on the next rocket, Chief."Brink of Madness|Walter J. Sheldon