noun /pəˈliːs/
a) A fur-lined or fur robe or gown, especially as part of a uniform.

Mrs. Wix, after Miss Overmores last demonstration, addressed herself wholly to the little girl [...], drawing from the pocket of her dingy old pelisse a small flat parcel [...].

b) A silk gown formerly worn by women, often lined or trimmed with fur.

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