Definition of Pillau

1. n. An Oriental dish consisting of rice boiled with mutton, fat, or butter.



Definition of Pillau

1. Noun. (dated form of pilau) ¹

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Definition of Pillau

1. pilau [n -S] - See also: pilau

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pillau

pillared
pillaret
pillarets
pillaring
pillarization
pillarize
pillarized
pillarizes
pillarizing
pillarless
pillarlike
pillars
pillars of fauces
pillars of fornix
pillars of the community
pillau (current term)
pillaus
pillbox
pillboxes
pillbug
pilled
pilled-up
piller
pillery
pillet
pillhead
pillheads
pilling
pillings
pillion

Literary usage of Pillau

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1. Life of General Sir Robert Wilson ...: From Autobiographical Memoirs by Robert Thomas Wilson, Herbert Randolph (1862)
"We arrived at the ferry about 10 PM and were obliged to leave the carriages at the water-side until morning, and proceed ourselves to pillau in a boat. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Harbour Engineering by Brysson Cunningham (1908)
"With the front portion of the pierhead reduced to a mere mass of debris South Pierhead at pillau. Condition of Outlying Blocks in September 1896. ..."

3. Northern Germany: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1877)
"FROM KÖNIGSBERG то PiLLAU, 29 M., by railway in ls/4 hr. (fares 3.^70, 2Ji 80, l Л 90 pf. ... Steamboat from Königsberg to Elbing by pillau daily in 8 hrs. ..."

4. Life of Richard Wagner by Carl Friedrich Glasenapp, William Ashton Ellis (1900)
"Embarcation at pillau.—Norway : the Sound and the "Champagne-mill." — Londo».—Arrival at Boulogne.—Meyerbeer.—Paris at the end of the thirties. ..."

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