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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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1. (Clothing & Fashion) a long piece of cloth of a tartan pattern, worn over the shoulder as part of Highland costume
a. a crisscross weave or cloth
b. (as modifier): a plaid scarf.
[C16: from Scottish Gaelic plaide, of obscure origin]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. any fabric woven of differently colored yarns in a cross-barred pattern.
2. a pattern of this kind.
3. a long, rectangular piece of cloth, usu. with such a pattern and worn across the left shoulder by Scottish Highlanders.adj.
4. having the pattern of a plaid.Compare tartan.
[1505–15; < Scottish Gaelic plaide blanket, plaid (definition 3)]
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B. CPD [skirt, trousers, shirt] → escocés
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
(= tartan worn over the shoulder) → plaid m
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plaid[plæd] n (material) → tessuto scozzese; (cloak) → plaid m inv
a plaid shirt → una camicia scozzese
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