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" Pickadilly, took its denomination ; because it was then the outmost, or skirt, house of the suburbs that way. Others say it took its name from this : that one Higgins, a tailor, who built it, got most of his estate by pickadilles, which, in the last age,... "
Local Etymology: A Derivative Dictionary of Geographical Names - Page 209
by Richard Stephen Charnock - 1859 - 325 pages
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 30

Thomas Carlyle - Authors - 1844
...it was then tbe outmost, or skirt-bouse of the suburbs, tbat way. Others say it took name from this, that one Higgins, a tailor, who built it, got most...which, in the last age, were much worn in England." Such, in 1656, was Blount's interpretation of pickadil, and such his account of " the famous ordinary...
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The Owl and the Nightingale: An Early English Poem Attributed to ..., Volume 11

Nicholas de Guildford, Thomas Wright - Hymns, English - 1844 - 84 pages
...was then the outmost, or skirt house of the Suburbs, that way. Others say it took name from this ; that one Higgins, a Tailor, who built it, got most...which in the last age were much worn in England." — lilounfs Glnsm,graphia, ed. 1656, first ed. " Pichadil, the Hem about the skirt of a Garment ;...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads and Popular Literature of the ..., Volume 11

Percy Society - English literature - 1844
...was then the outmost, or skirt house of the Suburbs, that way. Others say it took name from this ; that one Higgins, a Tailor, who built it, got most...Pickadilles, which in the last age were much worn in England."—BluunCs Gloxsographia, ed. 1656, first ed. " Pickadil, the Hem about the skirt of a Garment;...
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The Owl and the Nightingale: An Early English Poem Attributed to ..., Volume 11

Nicholas de Guildford, Thomas Wright - Hymns, English - 1844 - 84 pages
...outmost, or skirt house of the Suburbs, that way. Others say it took name from this ; that one Higgint, a Tailor, who built it, got most of his estate by Pickadilles, which in the last age were much worn iu England." — bluutits Glaaoyraphia, ed. 1656, first c<l. " Pichadil, the Hem about the skirt of...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads and Popular Literature of the ..., Volume 11

Percy Society - English literature - 1844
...was then the outmost, or skirt house of the Suburbs, that way. Others say it took name from this ; that one Higgins, a Tailor, who built it, got most of his estate by Pickadillcs, which in the last age were much worn in England." — lilaunfs Glossngraphia, ed. 1656,...
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Costume in England: a history of dress from the earliest period till the ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Clothing and dress - 1846 - 618 pages
...was then the outmost, or skirt, house of the suburbs that way. Others say it took its name from this: that one Higgins, a tailor, who built it, got most...which, in the last age, were much worn in England." Philips, in his World of Worlds, 169t5, says : " Pichardil is the hem about the skirt of a garment...
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Costume in England: A History of Dress from the Earliest Period Till the ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Clothing and dress - 1846 - 618 pages
...was then the outmost, or skirt, house of the suburbs that way. Others say it took its name from this: that one Higgins, a tailor, who built it, got most of his estate by pichadilles, which, in the last age, were much worn in England." Philips, in his World of Worlds, 1696,...
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A Dictionary of Archaic & Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases ..., Volume 2

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - English language - 1852
...fashion of a band. That famous ordinary near St. James's called Pickadilly took denomination from this, that one Higgins a tailor, who built it, got most of his estate by piccadilles, which in the last age were much in fashion," Glossographia, ed. 1681, p. 495. Minsheu...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - London (England) - 1855 - 800 pages
...from its being the utmost or skirt house of the suburbs that way." Others say it took name from this: "that one Higgins, a tailor, who built it, got most of his estate by piccadillas." But the name occurs many years earlier than the mention of the first house, or Piccadilly...
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The house and farm accounts of the Shuttleworths of ..., Volume 3; Volume 43

Shuttleworth family, Chetham Society, John Harland - Cheshire (England) - 1857
...was then the outmost, or skirthouse of the suburbs that way. Others say it took name from this, — that one Higgins, a tailor, who built it, got most...which in the last age were much worn in England.' Minshew says a pickadill is a piece fastened about the top of the collar of a doublet. Ben Jonson refers...
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