1. vi. Slippery, smooth, as a surface; soft, satiny; to slide, slip, skid; sliding, slipping. Cf. holo paheʻe, pakika, pōhaku paheʻe ʻānai. Lole paheʻe (Hoik. 18.12), silk. ʻŌlelo paheʻe, fluent speech; glib or cunning tongue. hoʻo.paheʻe To cause to slip, slide; to make smooth, slippery; to smooth with oil, as the hair; to lubricate. See ex., kū 13. (PPN paseke.)
2. n. Cleared area, bare dirt.
3. n. Spear throwing (FS 114–5); dart-throwing; sport of sliding a stick over a smooth surface; the dart itself. Buck describes the darts as from 34.5 to 67 inches (about 85 to 170 cm) long, tapering at one end, with the greatest diameter of from 1 to 1 1/2 inches (2.6 to 3.9 cm). Cf. moa 5.
4. n. Shallow hole or grave, as for flexed burial. (For. 5:571.)
5. Same as pāheʻeheʻe, seaweed.
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