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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

FEELIMAGEERY, Fillimagerry, n. Variant forms of Whigmaleerie, a fantastic device or notion (Ags.17 1942). [filɪmə′giri, fɪləmə′gɛre]Dmf. 1864 D. Bell Writings 17:
That wud-be gran' fillimagerry about the commonsense o' the country.
Ags. 1894 J. B. Salmond My Man Sandy (1899) vi.:
I dinna ken fat use thae soshilist triangles an' ither feelimageeries like hen's taes are genna be to you.

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