Translation of palliasse in Spanish:


jergón, n.


Pronunciation /ˌpæliˈæs//ˈpalɪas/


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    jergón masculine
    • There were two chamber pots between 1000 men and there were 4 kilometres of corridors along which the wounded, sick and dying lay on straw palliasses, their filthy greatcoats their only blanket.
    • Any intelligent foam mattress and polyurethane paillasse is available in separate thickness and, additionally, denseness.
    • Then piling up all the rest of the furniture, the mattresses, palliasses and chairs, he stopped up the windows as one does when assailed by an enemy.
    • The ground in our particular spot is very hard & after our palliasses in Trentham & on the boat we all find it rather uncomfortable at present.
    • Howard Adams has recalled: ‘In all the twenty years I spent in my halfbreed home, a bed was known as a paillasse.