This section is from the "A Complete Dictionary of Dry Goods" book, by George S. Cole. Also available from Amazon: A complete dictionary of dry goods and history of silk, cotton, linen, wool and other fibrous substances,: Including a full explanation of the modern processes ... together with various useful tables.
Filibeg. The Scotch kilt in its primitive form, consisting of one piece of cloth, covering the whole body, and girt around the waist. At present the term is applied to a pleated petticoat or skirt, reaching only to the knees; a kilt.