Definition of Shilpit

1. sickly [adj] - See also: sickly



Lexicographical Neighbors of Shilpit

shilling scars
shilling shocker
shilling shockers
shilling sign
shillings
shills
shilly-shallied
shilly-shallies
shilly-shally
shilly-shallying
shilly-shallyings
shilly and shally
shillyshally
shillyshallying
shiloh
shilpit (current term)
shily
shimaal
shimaals
shimadas
shimamushi disease
shime-waza
shimekomi
shimiyana
shimmed
shimmer
shimmered
shimmeriness

Literary usage of Shilpit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"SCOTT : Waver- According to Jamieson, shilpit is used to designate cars of corn that are not well filled. He derives it from the German ..."

2. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"According to Jamieson, shilpit is used to designate cars of com that are not well filled. He derives it from the German ..."

3. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"In like manner one sense of shilpit in Roxb. is " cold and comfortless, ... Sherry's but shilpit drink, and a gill's a sma' mea* sure for twa gentlemen to ..."

4. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"... shilpit, adj., because, although they might be viewed as the «une, only used with considerable obliquity. I hesitate because of their apparent affinity ..."

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