[ pil-gahr-lik ]
/ pɪlˈgɑr lɪk /
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a person regarded with mild or pretended contempt or pity.
Obsolete. a baldheaded man.
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Origin of pilgarlic
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How to use pilgarlic in a sentence
Yes, that was his name; but I called him Old Pilgarlic, blame him.The Funny Side of Physic|A. D. Crabtre
So don't I, quoth Panurge; poor pilgarlic is fain to make everybody's time his own; if they have time, I find time.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
The light one shall be Peezletree and the dark one Pilgarlic.The Valiants of Virginia|Hallie Erminie Rives
British Dictionary definitions for pilgarlic
/ (pɪlˈɡɑːlɪk) /
obsolete a bald head or a man with a bald head
dialect a pitiable person
Word Origin for pilgarlic
C16: literally: peeled garlic
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