- plaid (n.)
- 1510s, from Scottish, from or related to Gaelic plaide "blanket, mantle," of unknown origin, perhaps a contraction of peallaid "sheepskin," from peall "skin," from Latin pellis (but OED finds this "phonetically improbable"). The wearing of it by males forbidden by act of parliament, under penalty of transportation, 1746-82. As an adjective c. 1600, from the noun.
- 1. I am wearing a plaid nightgown trimmed with white lace.
- 2. Eddie wore blue jeans and a plaid shirt.
- 3. Jack's plaid shirt didn't mix well with his striped trousers.
- 4. She wore a plaid shirt and blue jeans.
- 5. She dressed very simply and elegantly in short plaid skirts and waists of knitted silk.
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