Fillipeen, or Phillipena, a small present. When a person eating nuts finds one with a double kernel, he or she gives it to one of the opposite sex, and the individual who, at the next meeting, or after the acceptance by the other of something tendered first utters the word fillipeen, is entitled to a present from the other.


Entry from Everybody's Cyclopedia, 1912.

Fil"li*peen` (?), n.

See Philopena.

 

© Webster 1913.

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