Definition for PIL-LION

PIL-LION, n. [pil'yun; Ir. pillin; from pile, L. pilus, hair, or from stuffing. See Pillow.]

  1. A cushion for a woman to ride on behind a person on horseback. – Swift.
  2. A pad; a pannel; a low saddle. – Spenser.
  3. The pad of a saddle that rests on the horse's back.

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