Definition of Pillocks

1. Noun. (plural of pillock) ¹



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Definition of Pillocks

1. pillock [n] - See also: pillock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pillocks

pillbug
pilled
pilled-up
piller
pillery
pillet
pillhead
pillheads
pilling
pillings
pillion
pillioned
pillions
pilliwinks
pillock
pillocks (current term)
pilloried
pillories
pillorize
pillorized
pillorizes
pillorizing
pillory
pillorying
pillow
pillow-biters
pillow-top
pillow block
pillow case

Literary usage of Pillocks

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1. The New Statistical Account of Scotland (1845)
"... name till they have drunk of the first tide of summer, after which they take the name of pillocks, and will be found from ten to twelve inches long. ..."

2. Stories of New Jersey by Frank Richard Stockton (1896)
"The Edge-pillocks sold their reservation, had the money invested for them ... After that, both tribes decided to buy land in Michigan, and the Edge-pillocks ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1810)
"... and pillocks (fry of the oul-fish) as a kind of small whales ; adding that " the meaner sort of people live on their flesh, such as it is" As a very ..."

4. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
""The gables of the cottages here were, at this season, hung round with hundreds of small coal-fish, called pillocks, strung upon spits, and exposed to dry, ..."

5. The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and by Andrew Kippis (1807)
"pillocks.—These are the coal- fish (gadus carbonarius) in tha> second year of its growth. In size tbey seldom exceed. a ..."

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