blighty

Part of speech: noun

England; corruption of Bilayati, Europe.

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Usage examples "blighty":

  1. Tell him to call me when it's time to change for Blighty!" - "Captain Jim", Mary Grant Bruce.
  2. We still have a lot to learn, but talk of the " homing instinct," if only a few aeroplanes had been handy I know which would have made the quickest non- stop flight to " Blighty." - "'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany", Gerald Featherstone Knight.
  3. I have read Robert Service's 'Rhymes of a Red Cross Man'- and all the verses written on the war- but in my opinion 'Buddy's Blighty, ' by Jack Turner, is the best thing yet written- because it's the truth. - "Bruce of the Circle A", Harold Titus.