Philabeg \Phil"a*beg\, n. See {Filibeg}. [1913 Webster]

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  • philabeg — var. of FILIBEG. * * * variant of fillebeg * * * /fil euh beg /, n. filibeg. * * * philabeg erroneous form of filibeg, a kilt …   Useful english dictionary

  • Philabeg — Kilt Homme portant un kilt Le kilt (filleadh beag en gaélique écossais et parfois philabeag en anglais) est un habit traditionnel des hommes des Hautes Terres (Highlands) d’Écosse, porté comme d autres porteraient un pantalon. Le kilt est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • philabeg — /fil euh beg /, n. filibeg. * * * …   Universalium

  • philabeg —   see filibeg …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • History of the kilt — The history of the kilt stretches back to at least the end of the 16th century. Although the kilt is an item of traditional Scottish highland dress, the nationalism of that tradition is relatively recent. It was only with the Romantic Revival of… …   Wikipedia

  • Belted plaid — The belted plaid (or a plaid worn belted) is basically a large blanket like piece of fabric which is wrapped around one s body with the material pleated or, more accurately, loosely gathered and secured at the waist by means of a belt. Typically …   Wikipedia

  • Dress Act 1746 — The Dress Act was part of the Act of Proscription which came into force on 1 August 1746 and made wearing the Highland Dress including tartan or a kilt illegal in Scotland as well as reiterating the Disarming Act. The Jacobite Risings between… …   Wikipedia

  • Aiken Drum — is a popular Scottish folk song.: There was a man lived in the moon, lived in the moon, lived in the moon, there was a man lived in the moon and his name was Aiken Drum ... In the song Aiken Drum is a man who played his music upon a ladle and… …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas Rawlinson — was an 18th century English industrialist who at one time and even today is widely reputed, though not without controversy, to have been the inventor of the modern kilt.Very little is easily found about Thomas Rawlinson himself, even his vital… …   Wikipedia

  • filibeg — n. (also philabeg) Sc. a kilt. Etymology: Gael. feileadh beag little fold …   Useful english dictionary

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