Pily

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Pily (Zoöl) Like pile or wool.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pily In heraldry, divided into a number of piles set side by side. Some qualifying term expresses their position if they do not point in a parallel direction and downward. The number of piles must also be mentioned in the blazon.
    • pily Having a soft, woolly coat next the skin, covered by longer hairs: said of dogs. The term is also applied to a coat that is soft when it should be harsh. Shaw, Illustrated Book of the Dog, v.
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Usage

In literature:

Even the erector pili muscle and the sudoriparous gland are often found.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Stigmatis indusium margine ciliatum et extus pilis copiosis longis strictis acutis albis tectum v. cinctum.
"Expedition into Central Australia" by Charles Sturt
Didimeria aemula, Lindley manuscripts; undique pilis stellatis lutescentibus furfuracea.
"Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Thomas Mitchell
Tangaloa of Keeper of the Pili.
"Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before" by George Turner
Cum pilis longis, ad pila longa, ad muros latos.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
To commemorate his safe landing he at once planted on the rock the pili grass he had brought with him.
"Legends of Wailuku" by Charlotte Hapai
Are you strong enough to launch Pili's boat?
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
At last, after searching Pesth in vain, they found a locksmith in Pilis to do the work.
"The Strange Story of Rab Ráby" by Mór Jókai
Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kiskun, 23 m. N.E.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
The design was by J. Pilie, who superintended the work.
"Norman's New Orleans and Environs" by B. M. Norman
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In news:

The Hawaii-born newcomers Kellen Paik and Lihau Hannahs combine talents on their debut CD: Pili o ke Ao.
Last summer, Centennial 2012 defensive lineman Trajan Pili verbally committed to BYU.
Some trusted FODs checked out Gilt Bar (230 W. 312-464-9544), the new American restaurant in the good-food–short-tenure space across from the Merchandise Mart (Aigre Doux, Pili Pili, Havana Club), when it opened Tuesday night.
Neisseria with pili Flickr, AJC1.
CHINA VALUES EDUCATION To get to their school, 80 children (aged 6 to 17) in the mountaintop village of Pili, China, near the borders with Tajikistan and Afghanistan, make a 120-mile journey that includes 50 miles on foot or by camel.
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