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1864, Benjamin Ellis, ''The Medical Formulary'' http://books.google.com/books?vid=OCLC14843090&id=pHoMvHRmrlIC&pg=PA170&lpg=PA170&dq=%22take+two+pills%22&as_brr=1
- Take two pills every hour in the apyrexia of intermittent fever, until eight are taken.
1986, Jurriaan Plesman, http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN1862525919&id=cIbpj59s-KAC&pg=PA27&lpg=PA27&dq=%22on+the+pill%22&as_brr=1&sig=z-8oEUpPPJD-kIIWP8AUxG4Obic ''Getting Off the Hook: Treatment of Drug Addiction and Social Disorders Through Body and Mind'':
- Many specialists are requesting that this vitamin be included in all contraceptive pills, as women on the pill have a tendency to be depressed.
Something offensive, unpleasant or nauseous which must be accepted or endured.
*1907, (w), ''The Longest Journey'', Part I, III ed., p. 45:
- "It's a sad unpalatable truth," said Mr. Pembroke, thinking that the despondency might be personal, "but one must accept it. My sister and Gerald, I am thankful to say, have accepted it, so naturally it has been a little pill."
2000, Susan Isaacs, ''Shining Through'' http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN0061030155&id=6_1FJWFEYGoC&pg=PA172&lpg=PA172&dq=%22a+real+pill%22&sig=RCUR5O3MhNXeq8rMOnx9-LR5Mfo
- Instead, I saw a woman in her mid-fifties, who was a real pill; while all the others had managed a decent “So pleased,” or even a plain “Hello,” Ginger just inclined her head, as if she was doing a Queen Mary imitation.
A comical or entertaining person.
A small piece of any substance, for example a ball of fibres formed on the surface of a textile by rubbing.
1999, Wally Lamb, ''I Know This Much Is True'' http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN0060987561&id=LOYeA9GmrEwC&pg=PA201&lpg=PA201&dq=%22sweater+pills%22&sig=U11GOkTpfHlqyGyIdk7ZNZ0GNuI
- One sleeve, threadbare and loaded with what my mother called “sweater pills,” hung halfway to the floor.
1931, ''Canadian National Magazine''
- "Strike two!" bawled the umpire. I threw the pill back to Tom with a heart which drummed above the noise of the rooters along the side lines.
2002, John Klima, ''Pitched Battle: 35 of Baseball's Greatest Duels from the Mound'' http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN0786412038&id=G126RsLD3MsC&pg=PA44&lpg=PA44&dq=%22threw+the+pill%22&sig=NmyoxWN_bP5AHc9imVPMTxY7lvw
- Mr. Fisher contributed to the Sox effort when he threw the pill past second baseman Rath after Felsch hit him a comebacker.
A bullet (gloss).
Of a woven fabric surface, to form small matted balls of fiber.
1997, Jo Sharp, ''Knitted Sweater Style: Inspirations in Color'' http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN1561581895&id=l5h-cGU5HUYC&pg=PA11&lpg=PA11&dq=sweater+pilling&sig=6gfLWBL1QHVQZmbSYhJ4oipm8Kc
- During processing, inferior short fibers (which can cause pilling and itching) are removed to enhance the natural softness of the yarn and to improve its wash-and-wear performance.
To form into the shape of a pill.
''Pilling is a skill rarely used by modern pharmacists.''
To medicate with pills.
''She pills herself with all sorts of herbal medicines.''
To peel; to make by removing the skin.
- Jacob pilled white streaks(..)in the rods.
To be peeled; to peel off in flakes.
- So syr Lucan departed for he was greuously wounded in many places And so as he yede he sawe and herkened by the mone lyght how that pyllars and robbers were comen in to the felde To pylle and robbe many a ful noble knyghte of brochys and bedys of many a good rynge & of many a ryche Iewel / and who that were not deed al oute
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
- Some be covered with crusts or hard pills, as the locust
1682, ''A perfect school of Instructions for the Officers of the Mouth''
- To make Sallet of Lemon pill, or green Citron. You must have your Lemon Pill preserved very green, Rasp it into a Dish, and raise it up lightly with a Fork (..)