Definition of Pilling

1. Verb. (present participle of pill) ¹



2. Noun. Balls of fibre formed on clothing through usage, often called pill or pills. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pilling

1. pill [v] - See also: pill

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pilling

pillars of fauces
pillars of fornix
pillars of the community
pillau
pillaus
pillbox
pillboxes
pillbug
pilled
pilled-up
piller
pillery
pillet
pillhead
pillheads
pilling (current term)
pillings
pillion
pillioned
pillions
pilliwinks
pillock
pillocks
pilloried
pillories
pillorize
pillorized
pillorizes
pillorizing
pillory

Literary usage of Pilling

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1826)
"... costs, and charges so adjudged to the defend- cient prima ant pilling, being the sum indorsed on the writ, together facie of malice in the absence with ..."

2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1898)
"And as regards the uncertainty as to the limits and bounds between the moss land of the manors of Cocker- ham and pilling, the said Abbots of Leicester and ..."

3. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1898)
"And as regards the uncertainty as to the limits and bounds between the moss land of the manors of Cocker- ham and pilling, the said Abbots of Leicester and ..."

4. A List of the Lancashire Wills Proved Within the Archdeaconry of Richmond by Henry Fishwick, Somerset House (1884)
"Admon 1677 Dickinson, Peter, of pilling, A ............... 1660 Dickinson, Richard, of Boulton juxta Arenas, ... 1649 Dickinson, Robert, of pilling, A .. ..."

5. Encyclopedia of Connecticut Biography: Genealogical-memorial; Representative by Samuel Hart, American Historical Society (1917)
"In 1907 he organized the pilling Brass Company of which he is president and treasurer, ... Mr. pilling is a Republican in politics. He is an earnest, ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1872)
"Bates, the plaintiff, being indebted to pilling in the sum of 2/. 5s. ... Here, pilling had merely instructed Seddon to enforce payment of the debt, ..."

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