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pad Tweet Definition of pad Like Definition of pad on Facebook
noun 
  1. A flattened mass of anything soft, to sit or lie on.
  2. (context, US, slang) A bed.
  3. (colloquial) A place of residence.
  4. A cushion used as a saddle without a tree or frame.
  5. A soft, or small, cushion.
  6. A cushion-like thickening of the skin on the under side of the toes of animals; an animal's foot or paw.
  7. Any cushion-like part of the human body, especially the ends of the fingers.
  8. A stuffed guard or protection, especially one worn on the legs of horses to prevent bruising.
  9. A soft bag or cushion to relieve pressure, support a part, etc.
  10. A floating leaf of a water lily or similar plant.
  11. (cricket) a batsman's leg pad that protects it from damage when hit by the ball
  12. A kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting, especially one formed of many flat sheets of writing paper; now especially such a block of paper sheets as used to write on.
  13. A panel or strip of material designed to be sensitive to pressure or touch.
  14. A keypad.
  15. A flat surface or area from which a helicopter or other aircraft may land or be launched.
  16. An electrical extension cord with a multi-port socket one end: "trip cord"
  17. the effect produced by sustained lower reeds, reed notes in a musical piece, most common in blues music.
verb (padd, ing)
  1. (transitive) To stuff.
  2. (transitive) To furnish with a pad or padding.
  3. (transitive) To fill or lengthen (a story, one's importance, etc.).
  4. (transitive) To imbue uniformly with a mordant.
to pad cloth
  1. (context, transitive, cricket) to deliberately play the ball with the leg pad instead of the bat.
     
palfrey Tweet Definition of palfrey Like Definition of palfrey on Facebook
noun 
  1. (obsolete) a small horse for women to ride
     
palomino Tweet Definition of palomino Like Definition of palomino on Facebook
noun 
  1. a horse with a golden-colored coat and a white or cream-colored mane and tail
     
papillon Tweet Definition of papillon Like Definition of papillon on Facebook
noun 
  1. a breed small dog with large ears.
     
peekapoo Tweet Definition of peekapoo Like Definition of peekapoo on Facebook
noun 
  1. A crossbreed dog resulting from the breeding of a pekingese and a poodle.
     
Pekingese Tweet Definition of Pekingese Like Definition of Pekingese on Facebook
noun 
  1. A small toy dog from China
proper noun 
  1. a native or inhabitant of Peking
     
Pembroke Tweet Definition of Pembroke Like Definition of Pembroke on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A town in Pembrokeshire, Wales
     
piebald Tweet Definition of piebald Like Definition of piebald on Facebook
adjective 
  1. Spotted or blotched, especially of black and white.
     
pointer Tweet Definition of pointer Like Definition of pointer on Facebook
noun 
  1. Anything that points or is used for pointing.
  2. A needle-like component of a timepiece or measuring device that indicates the time or the current reading of the device.
  3. A breed of hunting dog.
  4. (complang) A variable which holds the address of a memory location where, presumeably, a value is stored.
  5. (computing) An icon that indicates the position of the mouse; a cursor.
  6. A tip, a bit of advice (usually plural.)
The instructor gave me some pointers on writing a good paper.
     
Pomeranian Tweet Definition of Pomeranian Like Definition of Pomeranian on Facebook
noun 
  1. a native, or inhabitant of Pomerania
  2. the Pomeranian or Kashubian language
  3. a breed of small, sturdy toy dogs in the spitz family
adjective 
  1. of, or relative to Pomerania
     
poodle Tweet Definition of poodle Like Definition of poodle on Facebook
noun 
  1. Any of various breeds of dog originating in Europe as hunting dogs, and having heavy, curly fur in a solid color; their shoulder height indicates their classification as standard, miniature, or toy.
     
pug Tweet Definition of pug Like Definition of pug on Facebook
noun 
  1. A small dog of an ancient breed originating in China, having a snub nose, wrinkled face, squarish body, short smooth hair, and curled tail.
     

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