palla definition

  • noun:
    • a normal Tuscan pastime played on the street.
    • A rectangular little bit of fabric donned by ladies in Ancient Rome and fastened with brooches.
    • An oblong rectangular little bit of fabric, worn by Roman ladies, and fastened with brooches.
    • In Roman antiquity, the full external robe or wrap, similar to the Greek himation, exhausted door by ladies.
    • Eccles., an altar-cloth; some altar-linen (palla altaris); specifically, a corporal (palla corporalis, palla dominica), or a chalice-pall.

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