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Piled, "a quibble between piled == peeled, stripped of hair, bald (from the French disease), and piled as applied to velvet, three-piled velvet meaning the finest and costliest kind of velvet" (Dyce): “I had as lief be a list of an English kersey as be p., as thou art p., for a French velvet,” Meas. I, 2, 35.
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