Three"-piled` (?), a.

1.

Having the quality of three-pile; best; most costly.

[R.]

Thou art good velvet; thou 'rt three-piled piece. Shak.

2.

Fig.: Extravagant; exaggerated; high-flown.

"Three-piled hyperboles."

Shak.

3.

Accustomed to wearing three-pile; hence, of high rank, or wealth.

[Obs.] "Three-piled people."

Beau. & Fl.

 

© Webster 1913.

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