Definition for PAL-PA'TION

PAL-PA'TION, n. [L. palpatio, from palpo, to feel, to stroke, from the root of feel, and Gr. παλλω, to shake. Probably the primary sense is to beat or strike gently, or to touch, or to spring, to leap, allied to Gr. βαλλω, Fr. baller.]

The act of feeling.

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