Meaning of plaid

plaid

Pronunciation: (plad), [key]
— n.
  1. any fabric woven of differently colored yarns in a crossbarred pattern.
  2. a pattern of this kind.
  3. a long, rectangular piece of cloth, usually with such a pattern and worn across the left shoulder by Scottish Highlanders.
—adj.
  1. having the pattern of a plaid.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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