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filibeg

Line breaks: fili|beg
Pronunciation: /ˈfɪlɪbɛɡ
 
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(also philibeg)

Definition of filibeg in English:

noun

Scottish , chiefly historical
A kilt.
Example sentences
  • What item of clothing is also known as a filibeg?
  • Yet am I certain that my leg would not look right beneath a filibeg.

Origin

mid 18th century: from Scottish Gaelic feileadh-beag 'little kilt', from feileadh 'plaid' and beag 'little'.

Words that rhyme with filibeg

blackleg • peg-leg • dogleg

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