- Latin pilus hair + -gerous: compare French piligère. (Wiktionary)
“When you take your seat in the butcher's shambles he provides you with a copy of Puck because its jokes are so excruciatingly painful that it pulls your piligerous annex out with a stump-extractor and rubbed aqua fortis into your face with a bath brick, the physical ill would be forgotten in the mental agony.”
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A selection from Christopher Foyle's book, Foyle's Philavery: A Treasury of Unusual Words, which I was delighted to learn about here.
Words meaning hairy.
Hairy words. Much pilfered from G. Cook's Hairy list.
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