Glen Plaid Definition

Any of various textile patterns consisting of alternating dark and light threads that cross at right angles and are sometimes interwoven with a brightly colored accent thread.
American Heritage
A plaid pattern or cloth with thin crossbarred stripes in black and white and one or more muted colors.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Glen Plaid


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Origin of Glen Plaid

  • Short for Glen Urquhart plaid after Glen Urquhart valley in north-central Scotland, part of an estate belonging to the Earls of Seafield, who adopted such a pattern for the tweed of the estate in the 1840s

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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