Whigmaleerie

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Whigmaleerie hwig-ma-lē′ri (Scot.) a trinket, knick-knack: a whim.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Orig. uncertain.

Usage

In literature:

Just look at him, with an old taffeta whigmaleerie tied to his back, like Paddy from Cork, with his coat buttoned behind!
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
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