Padella (n.) A large cup or deep saucer, containing fatty matter in which a wick is placed, -- used for public illuminations, as at St.
Paganism (n.) The state of being pagan; pagan characteristics; esp., the worship of idols or false gods, or the system of religious opinions and worship maintained by pagans; heathenism. Words whose second letter is P P () the sixteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a nonvocal consonant whose form and value come from the Latin, into which language the letter was brought, through the ancient Greek, from the Phoenician, its probable origin being Egyptian. Paage (n.) A toll for passage over another person's grounds. Pabulation (n.) The act of feeding, or providing food. Pabulous (a.) Affording pabulum, or food; alimental. Pace (n.) The length of a step in walking or marching, reckoned from the heel of one foot to the heel of the other; -- used as a unit in measuring distances; as, he advanced fifty paces. Pacificatory (a.) Tending to make peace; conciliatory. Pack (n.) A large area of floating pieces of ice driven together more or less closely. Pack (n.) To load with a pack; hence, to load; to encumber; as, to pack a horse. Etymologically P is most closely related to b, f, and v; as hobble, hopple; father, paternal; recipient, receive. Pabulum (n.) The means of nutriment to animals or plants; food; nourishment; hence, that which feeds or sustains, as fuel for a fire; that upon which the mind or soul is nourished; as, intellectual pabulum. Pace (n.) Manner of stepping or moving; gait; walk; as, the walk, trot, canter, gallop, and amble are paces of the horse; a swaggering pace; a quick pace. Pace (n.) Specifically, a kind of fast amble; a rack. Pace (n.) A broad step or platform; any part of a floor slightly raised above the rest, as around an altar, or at the upper end of a hall. Pack (n.) An envelope, or wrapping, of sheets used in hydropathic practice, called dry pack, wet pack, cold pack, etc., according to the method of treatment. Pack (n.) To cause to go; to send away with baggage or belongings; esp., to send away peremptorily or suddenly; -- sometimes with off; as, to pack a boy off to school. Paced (a.) Having, or trained in, [such] a pace or gait; trained; -- used in composition; as, slow-paced; a thorough-paced villain. Pachometer (n.) An instrument for measuring thickness, as of the glass of a mirror, or of paper; a pachymeter. t.) To make to be at peace; to appease; to calm; to still; to quiet; to allay the agitation, excitement, or resentment of; to tranquillize; as, to pacify a man when angry; to pacify pride, appetite, or importunity. Packing (n.) A substance or piece used to make a joint impervious Packing (n.) A thin layer, or sheet, of yielding or elastic material inserted between the surfaces of a flange joint. ) of Packman Packman (n.) One who bears a pack; a peddler. t.) To walk over with measured tread; to move slowly over or upon; as, the guard paces his round. t.) To measure by steps or paces; as, to pace a piece of ground. t.) To develop, guide, or control the pace or paces of; to teach the pace; to break in. of Parchesi Parchesi (n.) A game, somewhat resembling backgammon, originating in India. Packing (n.) Any material used to pack, fill up, or make close. Pacu (n.) A South American freah-water fish (Myleies pacu), of the family Characinidae. Pabular (a.) Of, pertaining to, or fit for, pabulum or food; affording food. Pace (n.) A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step. Pacific (a.) Of or pertaining to peace; suited to make or restore peace; of a peaceful character; not warlike; not quarrelsome; conciliatory; as, pacific words or acts; a pacific nature or condition. Pacificator (n.) One who, or that which, pacifies; a peacemaker. Pack (n.) A number of persons associated or leagued in a bad design or practice; a gang; as, a pack of thieves or knaves. Pack (n.) A bundle of sheet-iron plates for rolling simultaneously. Pack (n.) To contrive unfairly or fraudulently; to plot.