kilt

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Kilt \Kilt\, p. p. from {Kill}. [Obs.] --Spenser.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Kilt \Kilt\, noun [OGael. cealt clothes, or rather perh. fr. Dan. kilte op to truss, tie up, tuck up.] A kind of short petticoat, reaching from the waist to the knees, worn in the Highlands of Scotland by men, and in the Lowlands by young boys; a filibeg. [Written also {kelt}.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Kilt \Kilt\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Kilted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kilting}.] To tuck up; to truss up, as the clothes. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

kilt

noun

1: a knee-length pleated tartan skirt worn by men as part of the traditional dress in the Highlands of northern Scotland


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