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Definitions of plaid

  1. A rectangular garment or piece of cloth, usually made of the checkered material called tartan, but sometimes of plain gray, or gray with black stripes. It is worn by both sexes in Scotland. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Goods of any quality or material of the pattern of a plaid or tartan; a checkered cloth or pattern. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A cross-barred or checkered woolen cloth; originally, a garment made of such material worn by the Highlanders of Scotland. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. A loose outer garment of woollen cloth, chiefly worn by the Highlanders of Scotland. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. A stuff with cross-barred pattern; Highlander's mantle. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A fabric, cross - barred with colors. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. A long and broad stripe of woollen cloth checkered black and white, or in variegated colours, worn loosely over or around the person as an outer garment. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. Having a pattern or colors which resemble a Scotch plaid; checkered or marked with bars or stripes at right angles to one another; as, plaid muslin. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Having a pattern of stripes crossing at right angles. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Having a pattern of stripes crossing in squares. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for plaid

  1. She found the shawl, of red- and- black plaid and spread it over the old lady's shoulders. – Master of the Vineyard by Myrtle Reed
  2. The teacher, a fish- like woman in a plaid skirt, remonstrated with her pupil. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
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