filibeg

or phil·i·beg

[fil-uh-beg]

Origin of filibeg

1740–50; < Scots Gaelic, equivalent to feile kilt + beag little
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British Dictionary definitions for filibeg

filibeg

fillibeg or philibeg

noun
  1. the kilt worn by Scottish Highlanders

Word Origin for filibeg

C18: from Scottish Gaelic fēileadhbeag, from fēileadh kilt + beag small
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