Plaided - definition of plaided by The Free Dictionary
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clockwise from top left: Malcolm, Gordon Dress, and Stewart Dress plaid patterns
a. Cloth, often made of wool, with a tartan or checked pattern.
b. A pattern of this kind.
2. A rectangular woolen scarf of a tartan pattern worn over the left shoulder by Scottish Highlanders.
[Probably Scots plaid, plyd, past participle of ply, to fold, from Middle English plien; see ply1.]
plaid, plaid′ed adj.
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The women were plaided
too, an outside shawl was seen on none, though the wives wore a large handkerchief under the plaid, and looked picturesquely matronly in their very high white caps.
These include beautiful boxed soaps wrapped in muslin, padded leather frames, plaided
leather cushion covers and The Ever So Slightly Naughty Weekend Kit.
But it's thanks to sports fans - and football fans in particular - that plaided
pleats and the hairy handbag have finally come out the closet.