Definition of pairls in English:

pairls

(also perils, perls)

noun

Southern, Scottish
  • Paralysis, palsy. Usually with the.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Alexander Montgomerie (c1550–1598), poet and courtier. Variant of palsy, with loss of the ending, perhaps arising by false analysis of plural forms as showing a stem with final -s plus a plural ending.

Pronunciation

pairls

/pɛːlz/