Definition of pallie in English:

pallie

adjective

Scottish
  • Sickly, weak, delicate; defective in some respect; (especially of a lamb or a child) undersized, stunted in growth.

noun

Scottish
  • An undersized or sickly lamb.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Robert Fergusson (1750–1774), poet. Origin uncertain. Sc. National Dict s.v. palie adj.1, n. suggests derivation ultimately from a variant of pale or pall.

Pronunciation

pallie

/ˈpɔːli/