Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. Bible Philippians
  • abbr. Philippines

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  • proper n. Abbreviation of Philippians.

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Examples

  • Before I married my man I lived five years at Mrs. Robertson's, and she had a boy they called Phil.

    Phil, the Fiddler

  • Never one to turn down food, I jumped at the chance, and the above box was delivered earlier this week by a really friendly man in a van, called Phil.

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  • I used to like him big time, right before Mistake '96, aka Phil.

    deep-ending on you

  • H. von Helmholtz, Lecture On the interaction of natural forces, '' Königsberg, February 7 (1854), in Phil.

    Fusion

  • He received the degree of Dr.Phil. from the University of

    Friedrich Bergius - Biography

  • "Hold on a minute," suggested the one they had called Phil.

    Boy Scouts of the Air on Lost Island

  • And so, 'added Betty, who had almost talked herself out of breath,' and so, as Mr Phil. is out, gone as he always is upon a visit to they newcomers up at Castle, the 'Squire he ordered John to fetch our Orlando out of hand home to entertain all this grand company.'

    The Old Manor House

  • I have no confidence in the predictive skills of that rodent called Phil.

    Watts Up With That?

  • Well, I have a M.A. in Phil., an M. Div., and a J.D. I guess that makes me a medium cup of shit served w/a kick of wailing and gnashing teeth, all by a waiter who swears that he and his client make the very best steaming bowl of shit on the planet.

    Matthew Yglesias » Civil War

  • Akroyd isn't so disconcerting as much as his friend, "Phil."

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