plaid

3 definitions found

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

Plaid \Plaid\, adjective 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.

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

Plaid \Plaid\, noun [Gael. plaide a blanket or plaid, contr. fr. peallaid a sheepskin, fr. peall a skin or hide. CF. {Pillion}.]

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.

2. Goods of any quality or material of the pattern of a plaid or tartan; a checkered cloth or pattern.

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

plaid

noun

1: a cloth having a crisscross design [syn: {tartan}, {plaid}]


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