Poor trilby was hardly strong enough to walk back to the carriage; and this was her last outing.
She opened the door and there saw Alston Choate, his feet on the table, reading "trilby."
Well—but how do you repent, trilby, if you do not humble yourself, and pray for forgiveness on your knees?
The composition sometimes is spoken of as the "trilby" impromptu.
When Svengali gazed into trilby's mouth and exclaimed, "Himmel, what a roof!"
They sat up and rubbed their eyes, while Chief and trilby barked their welcome.
Dear Hendrick,—So it was you that sent me trilby—the magical thing!
He is one of England's greatest actors and the son of the man who wrote "trilby."
The hypnotism in 'trilby' was perhaps a journalist's idea, that subject being much talked of at the time the book was written.
Michel, with absent eyes, gazed at all this, as trilby rapidly trotted on.
type of hat, 1897, from name of Trilby O'Ferrall, eponymous heroine of the novel by George du Maurier (1834-1896), published in 1894. In the stage version of the novel, the character wore this type of soft felt hat. In plural, also slang for "feet" (1895), in reference to the eroticism attached to the heroine's bare feet.