Filibeg
Filibeg \Fil"i*beg\, n. [Gael. feileadhbeag, i. e., little kilt; feileadh kilt + beag little, small; cf. filleadh a plait, fold.] Same as {Kilt}. [Written also {philibeg}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • filibeg — fìlibeg m DEFINICIJA etnol. kratka suknja škotskih gorštaka (highlanders); kratak kilt ETIMOLOGIJA škot.gael. feileadh beag: kratak kilt …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • filibeg — [fil′i beg΄] n. [Gael feileadh beag < feileadh, a fold + beag, little] a kilt …   English World dictionary

  • filibeg — philibeg ou filibeg [filibɛg] n. m. ÉTYM. 1801, philibeg, in Höfler; filibeg, 1932; angl. filibeg, philibeg, du gaélique feileadh beag « petit kilt ». ❖ ♦ Rare. Sorte de jupon court que portent les Écossais. ⇒ Kilt …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • filibeg — /fil euh beg /, n. the kilt or pleated skirt worn by Scottish Highlanders. Also, philibeg. [1740 50; < ScotGael, equiv. to feile kilt + beag little] * * * …   Universalium

  • filibeg — noun /ˈfɪlɪbɛɡ/ A kilt …   Wiktionary

  • filibeg — n. kilt, philibeg …   English contemporary dictionary

  • filibeg — [ fɪlɪbɛg] (also philibeg) noun Scottish archaic a kilt. Origin C18: from Sc. Gaelic feileadh beag little kilt …   English new terms dictionary

  • filibeg — /ˈfɪləbɛg/ (say filuhbeg) noun the kilt or pleated skirt worn by Scottish Highlanders. Also, fillibeg, philibeg. {Scottish Gaelic feileadh beag small kilt (as distinguished from the large one formerly worn) …   Australian English dictionary

  • filibeg —   n. kilt …   Dictionary of difficult words

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

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