Definition of Philabegs

1. Noun. (plural of philabeg) ¹



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Definition of Philabegs

1. philabeg [n] - See also: philabeg

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Philabegs

phi
phi X 174
phi coefficient
phi correlation
phi phenomenon
phial
phialed
phialide
phialing
phialled
phialling
phialoconidium
phials
phil-
philabeg
philabegs (current term)
philadelphus
philadelphuses
philalethia
philalethist
philalethists
philamot
philamots
philander
philandered
philanderer
philanderers
philanderess
philanderesses
philandering

Literary usage of Philabegs

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1. Publications by Niagara Historical Society (1897)
"A buckle with Scotch thistles and the figures 93 tells of the time when that famous regiment marched proudly through the streets, with philabegs and tartans ..."

2. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1921)
"... Wi' their claymores and philabegs ; If I face them again, deil break my kgs— So I wish you a' gude morning. ..."

3. Social England: A Record of the Progress of the People in Religion, Laws edited by Henry Duff Traill, James Saumarez Mann (1899)
"In the Highlands gentlemen had no such distinctive dress as they are now credited with ; for family tartans, plumed bonnets, philabegs, and brooches, ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)
"... tumbled back, and the wind turned the skirts of their philabegs, as the chaise passed with increasing velocity up Bond Street, and along Oxford Street, ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1857)
"... sporrans or philabegs ; there was not even a solitary thistle to charm the eye ; and as for oats, there were at least two Scotchmen to one oat in this ..."

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