Words and Phrases
gilpies

“gilpies”

Meaning:

young girls

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Pig, or Power of Prejudice. A Tale by Scotch Poems from the Ulster Miscellany

A Muntabank anes strol’d about,
seeking saft headed gilpies out,
to cure them of stupidity,
and confidence in sic as he


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