Origin of philopena
Examples from the Web for philopena
Another, and highly reprehensible way of extorting a gift, is to have what is called a philopena with a gentleman.
O, pouted Luella, I dont suppose that meant anything either, for I caught him in a philopena on the way home that day.Aunt Crete's Emancipation|Grace Livingston Hill
On her left hand she wore the wedding circlet, with her engagement-ring and the philopena guard over it.Horace Chase|Constance Fenimore Woolson
This afternoon Aunt and I hunted all over town for philopena presents.Polly the Pagan|Isabel Anderson
He would go away, and see if he could find the Princess with whom he had eaten a philopena.The Bee-Man of Orn and Other Fanciful Tales|Frank R. Stockton