One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of or relating to ancient Philistia or the Philistines.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. From Anglo-Norman Philistien, Filistien, alteration (with suffix substitution: compare -ien) of Old French Philistin.
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