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philibeg

[fil-uh-beg] /ˈfɪl əˌbɛg/
noun
1.

filibeg

or philibeg

[fil-uh-beg] /ˈfɪl əˌbɛg/
noun
1.
the kilt or pleated skirt worn by Scottish Highlanders.
Origin of filibeg
1740-1750
1740-50; < Scots Gaelic, equivalent to feile kilt + beag little
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philibeg

/ˈfɪlɪˌbɛɡ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of filibeg

filibeg

/ˈfɪlɪˌbɛɡ/
noun
1.
the kilt worn by Scottish Highlanders
Word Origin
C18: from Scottish Gaelic fēileadhbeag, from fēileadh kilt + beag small
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