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  1. (in Arthurian legend) the father of Elaine and one of the searchers for the Holy Grail
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Examples from the Web for pelles

Historical Examples of pelles

  • And King Pelles sought to comfort her, wiping away the tears from her face.

    The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions

    Howard Pyle

  • Just as he had figured—King Pelles was throwing a whingding.

    A Knyght Ther Was

    Robert F. Young

  • So he took leave of King Pelles, and departed towards Logris.

  • SIR, said she, there was a king that hight Pelles, the maimed king.

  • Extra large balls of rubber, or pelles, are made in27 a very similar way on poles.


    Edith A. Browne