Of that ilk
Ilk Ilk, a. [Scot. ilk, OE. ilke the same, AS. ilca. Cf. {Each}.] Same; each; every. [Archaic] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

{Of that ilk}, (a) denoting that a person's surname and the title of his estate are the same; as, Grant of that ilk, i.e., Grant of Grant. [Scottish] --Jamieson. (a) Of the same kind. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • of that ilk — 1. Of that same, ie of the estate of the same name as the family (Scot) 2. Of that class, type or kind (non standard) • • • Main Entry: ↑ilk * * * of its/​that/​their ilk phrase of its/​that/​their particular type or kind A proposal of that ilk… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Of that Ilk — Wikipedia does not have an encyclopedia article for Of that Ilk (search results). You may want to read Wiktionary s entry on of that ilk instead.wiktionary:Special:Search/of that ilk …   Wikipedia

  • of that ilk — adjective a) Having a name that is the same as the place where one lives. Johnstone of that ilk = Johnstone from Johnstone b) Of that kind; of the same kind of person or thing as the one just mentioned.<!The OED marks this sense as erroneous …   Wiktionary

  • of that ilk — Scottish, chiefly archaic of the place or estate of the same name. → ilk …   English new terms dictionary

  • of that ilk — idi a) (in Scotland) of the same family name or place b) of the same class or kind …   From formal English to slang

  • Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk — Sir Rupert Iain Kay Moncreiffe of that Ilk, 11th Baronet, CVO, QC, Ph.D (9 April 1919 ndash;27 February 1985) was a British officer of arms and genealogist.The son of Lieutenant Commander Gerald Moncreiffe, RN, and Hilda, daughter of the Comte de …   Wikipedia

  • of their ilk — of its/​that/​their ilk phrase of its/​that/​their particular type or kind A proposal of that ilk seems reasonable to me. The show is by no means the worst of its ilk. Thesaurus: categories and typessynonym Main entry: ilk …   Useful english dictionary

  • of its ilk — of its/​that/​their ilk phrase of its/​that/​their particular type or kind A proposal of that ilk seems reasonable to me. The show is by no means the worst of its ilk. Thesaurus: categories and typessynonym Main entry: ilk …   Useful english dictionary

  • ilk — is a word that arouses passions when it is used to mean ‘kind or sort’: • Fifteen years a faithful husband, that was his ilk Saul Bellow, 1987. Ilk arrived at this meaning by a strange route: originally it meant ‘same’ (Old English ilca), but was …   Modern English usage

  • ilk — ilk1 [ilk] adj. [Scot dial. < ME ilke < OE ilca, same; prob. < * ī līca < ī , lit., the + lica, like: see LIKE1] Obs. same; like n. kind; sort; class: only in of that (or his, her, etc.) ilk, of the same sort or class: from a… …   English World dictionary

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