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phyl-

1.
variant of phylo- before a vowel:
phylic.

-phyl

1.
variant of -phyll.
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  • Mystified but hopeful, Tom, Bud, and phyl did their best to entertain the guests.

  • Oh, phyl, do look; three automobiles full of every girl and boy you ever knew.

    Phyllis Dorothy Whitehill
  • Sure that Miss Pinckney would not come down again, phyl rose and crossed the garden towards the gate.

    The Ghost Girl H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • phyl had inherited something of this restless and daring spirit.

    The Ghost Girl H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • As usual, phyl had insisted on being left out of the report.

    Mate in Two Moves Winston Marks
  • Hennessey was dumb, and as for phyl, she knew now that she hated this man.

    The Ghost Girl H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • phyl thought of Mr. Hennessy sitting in his gloomy office in gloomy Dublin.

    The Ghost Girl H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • No,” said phyl, “you can call me anything you like, I suppose.

    The Ghost Girl H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • phyl did not hesitate nor turn her head away, though her cheeks were burning.

    The Ghost Girl H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • phyl caught her breath back when she read this and her eyes filled with tears.

    The Ghost Girl H. De Vere Stacpoole

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