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kilt


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kilt  \Kilt\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Kilted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Kilting}.] 
  To  tuck  up  to  truss  up  as  the  clothes.  [Scot.]  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kilt  \Kilt\, 
  p.  p.  from  {Kill}.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kilt  \Kilt\,  n.  [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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kilt 
  n  :  a  knee-length  pleated  tartan  skirt;  worn  by  men  in  Scottish 
  Highlands 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  KILT,  n.  A  costume  sometimes  worn  by  Scotchmen  in  America  and 
  Americans  in  Scotland. 
 
 




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