(v. t.) To pierce with a pale; to put to death by fixing on a sharp stake. See Empale.
(v. t.) To join, as two coats of arms on one shield, palewise; hence, to join in honorable mention.
(v. t.) To inclose, as with pales or stakes; to surround.
Kelime: im·pale Söyleniş:im-'pA(&)l İşlev:transitive verb Türleri:im·paled; im·pal·ing Kökeni: Middle French & Medieval Latin; Middle French empaler, from Medieval Latin impalare, from Latin in- palus stake -- more at POLE 1 : to join (coats of arms) on a heraldic shield divided vertically by a pale 2 a : to pierce with or as if with something pointed; especially : to torture or kill by fixing on a sharp stake b : to fix in an inescapable or helpless position - im·pale·ment /-m&nt/ noun - im·pal·er /-'pA-l&r/ noun