Definition of Palstaff

1. an axe from the Bronze Age [n -S]



Palstaff Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palstaff

palsa
palsas
palsey
palseys
palsgrave
palsgraves
palsgravine
palsgravines
palship
palships
palsical
palsied
palsier
palsies
palsiest
palstaff (current term)
palstaffs
palstave
palstaves
palster
palsters
palsy
palsy-walsy
palsying
palsylike
palsywort
palsyworts
palter
paltered
palterer

Literary usage of Palstaff

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1. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Modern Prose and Poetry by William Shepard Walsh (1914)
"Page, Master, in Shakespeare's comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor (1596), a gentleman living in Windsor whose wife is coveted by Sir John palstaff and laid ..."

2. The Pre- and Proto-historic Finns, Both Eastern and Western, with the Magic by Baron John Abercromby Abercromby (1898)
"All the objects, consisting of a flanged celt, a palstaff, a socketed celt, ... This, the palstaff of Swedish type from the island of Oesel (Asp. No. ..."

3. The Pre- and Proto-historic Finns, Both Eastern and Western: With the Magic by John Abercromby (1898)
"All the objects, consisting of a flanged celt, a palstaff, a socketed celt, ... This, the palstaff of Swedish type from the island of Oesel (Asp. No. ..."

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