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  • noun Plural form of kiltie.

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Examples

  • He took a week to relieve Lucknow, feeling his way in along the route our message had suggested, battering the pandies with his artillery, and only turning his kilties and Sikhs on them when he had to.

    Fiancée

  • He took a week to relieve Lucknow, feeling his way in along the route our message had suggested, battering the pandies with his artillery, and only turning his kilties and Sikhs on them when he had to.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • He took a week to relieve Lucknow, feeling his way in along the route our message had suggested, battering the pandies with his artillery, and only turning his kilties and Sikhs on them when he had to.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • A rabble of prisoners -- Jägers, Grenadiers, Uhlans, what-nots -- came trudging down the road, an unshorn, dishevelled herd of cut-throats, propelled by a brace of diminutive kilties, who paused occasionally to treat them to snatches of flings and to hoot triumphantly.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, May 9, 1917

  • Sixty of the kilties paid with their lives the price of this premature shell, including the Sergeant.

    S.O.S. Stand to!

  • In due time, he was sent to the front and was captured by “the ladies from hell, ” as the Germans called the Scotch kilties.

    At the Battle-Fronts in the Great War

  • In due time, he was sent to the front and was captured by “the ladies from hell,” as the Germans called the Scotch kilties.

    A Dutch Boy Fifty Years After

  • I love talking to the Scottish boys — the kilties.

    Your Boys

  • In due time, he was sent to the front and was captured by "the ladies from hell," as the Germans called the Scotch kilties.

    A Dutch Boy Fifty Years After

  • Among those buyers, it's likely the sturdy laces and safety toes, rather than kilties, that attract.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

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