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Topic: CLOTHES

Date: 1700-1800
Origin: kilt 'to fold up' (14-19 centuries), from a Scandinavian language

kilt

noun
     
kilt [countable]
DCC a type of thick skirt made of tartan (=material with a pattern of lines and squares) that is traditionally worn by Scottish men
kilted adjective
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