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shilpit

[shil-pit] /ˈʃɪl pɪt/
adjective, Scot.
1.
(of a person) sickly; puny; feeble.
2.
(of liquor) weak; watery.
Origin of shilpit
1795-1805
1795-1805; origin uncertain
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  • Whatna shilpit man's this that Leevie's gotten for her new jo?

    Doom Castle Neil Munro
  • Im blyth yere come back Miss Ross, and yet Im sorry to see you so shilpit.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
British Dictionary definitions for shilpit

shilpit

/ˈʃɪlpɪt/
adjective
1.
(Scot) puny; thin; weak-looking
Word Origin
C19: of unknown origin
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