Fillibeg \Fil"li*beg\, n. A kilt. See {Filibeg}. [1913 Webster]

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  • kilt — n. Fillibeg …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • philibeg — n. [Written also Fillibeg] . Kilt …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • 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

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