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pal

  

Informal  
      n  
1    a close friend; comrade  
2    an accomplice  
      vb   , pals, palling, palled  
3    intr; usually foll by: with or about   to associate as friends,   (See also)        pal up  
     (C17: from English Gypsy: brother, ultimately from Sanskrit bhratar brother)  


PAL  
      n acronym for   phase alternation line: a colour-television broadcasting system used generally in Europe  
Pal.  
      abbrev. for   Palestine  
pal up  
      vb   intr, adv; often foll by: with  
Informal   to become friends (with)  
he palled up with the other boys     
pen pal  
      n   a person with whom one regularly exchanges letters, often a person in another country whom one has not met,   (Also called)    pen friend  
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PAL  
      n acronym for   phase alternation line: a colour-television broadcasting system used generally in Europe  


pal  
Informal  
      n  
1    a close friend; comrade  
2    an accomplice  
      vb   , pals, palling, palled  
3    intr; usually foll by: with or about   to associate as friends,   (See also)        pal up  
     (C17: from English Gypsy: brother, ultimately from Sanskrit bhratar brother)  
Pal.  
      abbrev. for   Palestine  
pal up  
      vb   intr, adv; often foll by: with  
Informal   to become friends (with)  
he palled up with the other boys     
pen pal  
      n   a person with whom one regularly exchanges letters, often a person in another country whom one has not met,   (Also called)    pen friend  

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pal

  
  
boon companion, buddy     (informal)   chum     (informal)   cock     (Brit. informal)   companion, comrade, crony, friend, homeboy     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   mate     (informal)  

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Pal., pal up, pen pal, Pal.

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