[lil-ee-buh-leer-oh] /ˌlɪl i bəˈlɪər oʊ/
a part of the refrain to a song deriding the Irish Roman Catholics, popular in England during and after the revolution of 1688.
the song, or the tune to which it was sung.
[lil-i-puht, -puh t] /ˈlɪl ɪˌpʌt, -pət/ noun 1. an imaginary country inhabited by people about 6 inches (15 cm) tall, described in Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels. Lilliput [(lil-i-puht)] The first land that Lemuel Gulliver visits in Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathan Swift. The inhabitants, though human in form, are only six inches tall. Note: Something “lilliputian” (lil-i-pyooh-shuhn) […]
[lil-i-pyoo-shuh n] /ˌlɪl ɪˈpyu ʃən/ adjective 1. extremely small; tiny; diminutive. 2. petty; trivial: Our worries are Lilliputian when compared with those of people whose nations are at war. noun 3. an inhabitant of . 4. a very small person. 5. a person who is narrow or petty in outlook. /ˌlɪlɪˈpjuːʃɪən/ noun 1. a tiny […]
[lil-oh] /ˈlɪl oʊ/ noun 1. George, 1693?–1739, English dramatist.
[lil-e] /ˈlɪl ɛ/ noun 1. a female given name. /ˈlɪlɪ/ noun (pl) lilies 1. any liliaceous perennial plant of the N temperate genus Lilium, such as the Turk’s-cap lily and tiger lily, having scaly bulbs and showy typically pendulous flowers 2. the bulb or flower of any of these plants 3. any of various similar […]