philibeg

Related to philibeg: Filibeg

philibeg

(ˈfɪlɪˌbɛɡ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a variant spelling of filibeg
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Clare seems to have taken 'Roll thee in my Tartan Plaidie' from 'in his tartan plaidie' in Burns's 'As I cam o'er the Cairney mount' (8),58 while perhaps also having in mind the chorus from 'Love and Liberty--A Cantata': 'With his Philibeg, an' tartan Plaid' (97).
Seeing traditional Highland dress as "a cumbrous, unwieldy habit," Rawlinson sent for a tailor who designed the philibeg or small kilt (p.
The most excoriating attack on Scott as corrupter of the nation is Hugh Trevor-Roper's: the guards of honor which Scott and Stewart assigned to the protection of the king, the officers of state, and the regalia of Scotland were drawn from those "enthusiasts of the philibeg," the members of the Celtic Club, "dressed in proper costume.