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plaid

Pronunciation: /plæd/

Translation of plaid in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (pattern) cuadros (masculine plural) escoceses; (material) tela (feminine) escocesa; (before noun/delante del nombre) [skirt/trousers/scarf] escocés
    Example sentences
    • Highlights of its mix-and-match range include knitwear in cable, Fair Isle and jersey, leather pieces in oak and black, and fabrics such as wool plaid, bouclé and herringbone.
    • Men's classic suiting is coming out in patterns such as houndstooth, herringbone, glen plaid, tartan, pinstripes and Donegal tweed.
    • The familiar wool plaid jackets kept these men warm in early morning before the rays of the sun penetrated the canopy to reach the forest floor.
    1.2 countable/numerable (garment)[ banda que se lleva sobre el hombro en el traje escocés tradicional ]
    Example sentences
    • Hard to miss, especially as they turned out in full dress uniform with plaids and feather bonnets on what turned out to be a warm day.
    • The plaid is a length of tartan cloth draped over the shoulder and does not properly refer to the pattern, which is the tartan.
    • His genre paintings, after he came to London, are not strongly Scottish in their detail (as a Lowlander he was unhappy that the kilt and plaid were being treated as national costume).

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