[pilz-ner, pils-] /ˈpɪlz nər, ˈpɪls-/
noun, (sometimes lowercase)
a pale, light lager beer.
any lager beer of high quality.
Also called pilsner glass. a tall glass that is tapered to a short stem at the bottom, used especially for beer.
a type of pale beer with a strong flavour of hops
type of pale, hoppy lager beer, 1877, after Pilsen, German town in Bohemia (Czech Plzen) where it first was brewed. Now designating a type, not an origin; pilsner from Plzen is Pilsner Urquell, from German Urquell “primary source.” The place name is from Old Czech plz “damp, moist.” Related: Pils.
[pil-soot-skee] /pɪlˈsut ski/ noun 1. Józef [yoo-zef] /ˈyu zɛf/ (Show IPA), 1867–1935, Polish marshal and statesman: president 1918–22; premier 1926–28, 1930. /Polish piwˈsutski/ noun 1. Józef (ˈjuzɛf). 1867–1935, Polish nationalist leader and statesman; president (1918–21) and premier (1926–28; 1930)
village in Sussex, England, site where a fossil humanoid skull was said to have been found (1912), proved a fraud in 1953.
[pilt-doun] /ˈpɪltˌdaʊn/ noun 1. a hypothetical early modern human, assigned to the genus Eoanthropus, whose existence was inferred from skull fragments that were allegedly found at Piltdown, England, in 1912 but were exposed as fraudulent through chemical analysis in 1953. /ˈpɪltˌdaʊn/ noun 1. an advanced hominid postulated from fossil bones found in Sussex in 1912, […]
- Piltz sign
Piltz sign (pĭlts) n. See tonic pupil.