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plaid


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Plaid  \Plaid\,  n.  [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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Plaid  \Plaid\,  a. 
  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  plaid 
  n  :  a  cloth  having  a  crisscross  design  [syn:  {tartan}] 




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