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(also philibeg)mainly historical Scottish
A kilt.‘What item of clothing is also known as a filibeg?’
- ‘Yet am I certain that my leg would not look right beneath a filibeg.’
Mid 18th century from Scottish Gaelic feileadh-beag ‘little kilt’, from feileadh ‘plaid’ and beag ‘little’.
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