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1. vi. To slip out, as an animal from a trap or a fish from the hand; slippery, slick, slipping, sliding; to thrust, as a spear. See ex., uhu 1. ʻŌlelo pakelo, to talk in a wily, slippery fashion. hoʻo.pakelo Caus/sim. (PCP pa(a)telo.)

2. n. A purgative in which a slimy substance made of hau bark is drunk.

3. n. A seaweed.

v. See PAKELE. To slip out of the grasp of a person or thing, as a fish from the hands.

2. To set free; to loosen; to escape.

3. To administer an injection.

s. An injection; an enema.

adj. Slippery; sliding; slipping up; slipping off.

Pakelo (pă-kē'-lo), adj.

/ pă-kē'-lo / Haw to Eng, Parker,

Slippery; sliding; slipping up; slipping off.

Pakelo (pă-kē'-lo), n.

/ pă-kē'-lo / Haw to Eng, Parker,

An injection; an enema.

Pakelo (pă-kē'-lo), v.

/ pă-kē'-lo / Haw to Eng, Parker,

[Pakele, to escape.] To slip out of the grasp of a person or thing, as a fish from the hands.

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