Definition of pallall in English:


Pronunciation /pəˈlɑːl/ /pəˈlal/


dialect Scottish, British, Irish
  • Frequently in plural with singular agreement. The game of hopscotch.


Late 18th century; earliest use found in Dundee Magazine. Origin uncertain; perhaps an alteration (with omission of the ending and reduplication) of French palet a smooth round stone or piece of metal thrown in games like quoits from pale + -et.