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English definition of “pill”

pill

noun [C] (ON CLOTHING)    /pɪl/ US (UK bobble)
a small ball of threads that develops on the surface of clothes or material : She sat there sulking and picking the pills off her sweater .General words for textiles
(Definition of pill noun (ON CLOTHING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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