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1. One who wears a kilt.
2. A shoe having a fringed tongue that flaps over the instep.
3. The tongue of such a shoe.
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dialect Scot someone wearing a kilt, esp a soldier
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(ˈkɪl ti)

1. a person who wears a kilt, esp. a member of a regiment in which the kilt is worn as part of the dress uniform.
2. a sports shoe with a fringed tongue that flaps over the lacing.
3. the tongue of such a shoe.
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