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  1. filibeg.
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Examples from the Web for philabeg

Historical Examples

  • Dancing was engaged in around the bonfire to the skirl of the philabeg.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, February 4, 1914


  • On this occasion, he wore a short coat, philabeg and purse, and tartan hose.

  • So called because he wore the kilt, in its original form, not the philabeg.

  • The huts were after the Highland fashion, and the boys who were playing wore the Highland dress and philabeg.

  • Where were we before launching forth into such a chequered digression on the lad wi the philabeg?

    Bonnie Scotland

    A.R. Hope Moncrieff