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 Palestri’na or Pelestrina.Pa’limpsest. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Paletot [pal’-e-to].
 
A corruption of palla-toque, a cloak with a hood. Called by Piers Plowman a paltock. The hood or toque has disappeared, but the word remains the same.   1
 


 Palestri’na or Pelestrina.Pa’limpsest. 

 
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