MEANING: noun: A symbol (¶) used to indicate paragraph breaks.

ETYMOLOGY: Apparently an alteration of the word paragraph, with r changing into l and remodeled along the more familiar words pill and crow. Earliest documented use: 1440.

PILO-ROW - shaving one's head so that all the remaining hairs are in a single line (see "Mohawk haircut")

PILGROW - what happens after you plant a pil in fertile soil

NIL-CROW - what a truly modest person has to eat ever