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Pale, subst. 1) an enclosure (especially of a park): “I have hemmed thee here within the circuit of this ivory p.; I'll be a park, and thou shalt be my deer,” Ven. 230. “too unruly deer, he breaks the p.” Err. II, 1, 100. “over park, over p.” Mids. II, 1, 4. “why should we in the compass of a p. keep law,” R2 III, 4, 40. “parked and bounded in a p.” H6A IV, 2, 45. “which, like a bourn, a p., a shore, confines thy parts,” Troil. II, 3, 260. “breaking down the --s and forts of reason,” Hml. I, 4, 28. Doubtful passage: “I'll peck you o'er the --s else,” H8 V, 4, 94.
2) paleness; see Adj.
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