kilt

[ US /ˈkɪɫt/ ]
[ UK /kˈɪlt/ ]
NOUN
  1. a knee-length pleated tartan skirt worn by men as part of the traditional dress in the Highlands of northern Scotland
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How To Use kilt In A Sentence

  • The threatened uniform typically consists of a khaki military tunic with trousers, though in Scottish regiments the trousers are usually tartan or replaced by a kilt.
  • The buoyant mood of his audience was certainly out of kilter with the deep undercurrent of frustration evident elsewhere in Bournemouth this week.
  • Women wore short, thick kilts of shredded tulles or skirts of deerskin.
  • Passing each one, he fingered their kilts and sporrans until he reached Sergeant Thomas Campbell and grew more inquisitive.
  • But, you wouldn't know by looking, because he's an abrasive, arrogant, off-kilter man trying to make his idiosyncratic way in academia.
  • I had a br'er kilt in de war en mah mammy got a lettle money fum 'im. Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Tennessee Narratives
  • After that they met the faery ferryman, who -- according to Sandy -- "wore a wee kiltie o 'reeds, an' a tammie made frae a loch-lily pad wi 'a cat-o'-nine-tail tossel, lukin' sae ilk the brae ye wad niver ken he was a mon glen ye dinna see his legs, walkin '. The Primrose Ring
  • This approach involves wearing unbifurcated clothing - such as Scottish or Irish kilts, Greek fustanellas, or the robes, caftans, or sarongs of other countries - as an expression of one's ethnic pride or in connection with ethnic celebrations or activities.
  • Ye're aye cute, dame," I cried, thrawing the bit gy abune, and in a gliffing, doun jumpit the chiel, and a braw chiel he was sure enough, siccan my auld e'en sall ne'er see again, wi 'his brent brow and buirdly bowk wrappit in a tartan plaid, wi' a Highland kilt. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 289, December 22, 1827
  • She wore a blouse and skirt decorated in intricate beadwork and a kilt made of old silver coins.
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