Piccadil
Piccadil Pic"ca*dil, Piccadilly Pic`ca*dil"ly, n. [OF. piccagilles the several divisions of pieces fastened together about the brim of the collar of a doublet, a dim. fr. Sp. picado, p. p. of picar to prick. See {Pike}.] A high, stiff collar for the neck; also, a hem or band about the skirt of a garment, -- worn by men in the 17th century. [1913 Webster]

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  • Piccadilly — Piccadil Pic ca*dil, Piccadilly Pic ca*dil ly, n. [OF. piccagilles the several divisions of pieces fastened together about the brim of the collar of a doublet, a dim. fr. Sp. picado, p. p. of picar to prick. See {Pike}.] A high, stiff collar for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Пиккадилли — (Piccadilly)Piccadilly, улица в центре Лондона, идущая от Гайд Парка в вост. направлении, к площади Пиккадилли. Знаменита своими фешенебельными магазинами, отелями и ресторанами. Назв. происходит от устаревшего слова piccadil ( край оборки,… …   Страны мира. Словарь

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