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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A corruption of pilleorn (?).

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Examples

  • Farmer Blaize, if he hesitated which to suspect, did not debate a second as to which he would discard; and, when the Bantam said he had seen Tom secreting pilkins in a sack, Farmer Blaize chose to believe him, and off went poor Tom, told to rejoice in the clemency that spared his appearance at

    Ordeal of Richard Feverel — Complete

  • Farmer Blaize, if he hesitated which to suspect, did not debate a second as to which he would discard; and, when the Bantam said he had seen Tom secreting pilkins in a sack, Farmer Blaize chose to believe him, and off went poor

    Ordeal of Richard Feverel — Volume 1

  • Farmer Blaize, if he hesitated which to suspect, did not debate a second as to which he would discard; and, when the Bantam said he had seen Tom secreting pilkins in a sack,

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

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