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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a pleated, knee-length tartan skirt worn by Scotsmen in the Highlands or in some military regiments.
a skirt modeled on this, for women and girls.
(v.t.)to draw or tuck up, as the skirt, about oneself.
to provide with a kilt.
Origin of kilt:
1300–50; ME kylte, perh. < Scand; cf. Dan kilte to tuck up
a knee-length pleated tartan skirt worn by men as part of the traditional dress in the Highlands of northern Scotland
Traditional Scottish garment, usually worn by men, having roughly the same morphology as a wrap-around skirt, with overlapping front aprons and pleated around the sides and back, and usually made of twill-woven worsted wool with a tartan pattern.
(historical) Any Scottish garment from which the above lies in a direct line of descent, such as the philibeg, or the great kilt or belted plaid;
a plaid, pleated school uniform skirt sometimes structured as a wrap around, sometimes pleated throughout the entire circumference;
a variety of non-bifurcated garments made for men and loosely resembling a Scottish kilt, but most often made from different fabrics and not always with tartan plaid designs.
To gather up part of a long garment, and hold it with a tuck, belt, pin, etc., in order to make it shorter.
She kilted up her skirt and waded out to the boat.
p. p. from Kill
a kind of short petticoat, reaching from the waist to the knees, worn in the Highlands of Scotland by men, and in the Lowlands by young boys; a filibeg
to tuck up; to truss up, as the clothes
The kilt is a knee-length garment with pleats at the rear, originating in the traditional dress of men and boys in the Scottish Highlands of the 16th century. Since the 19th century it has become associated with the wider culture of Scotland in general, or with Celtic heritage even more broadly. It is most often made of woollen cloth in a tartan pattern. Although the kilt is most often worn on formal occasions and at Highland games and sports events, it has also been adapted as an item of fashionable informal male clothing in recent years, returning to its roots as an everyday garment.
Translations for kilt
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an item of Scottish national dress, a pleated tartan skirt reaching to the knees and traditionally worn by men.
- Skotse rokkieAfrikaans
- كِلْتِيَّه: تَنّورَة يَرتَديها الرِّجال الأسكتلنديونArabic
- шотландска полаBulgarian
- saiote escocêsPortuguese (BR)
- skotská sukně, kiltCzech
- der KiltGerman
- κιλτ (σκοτσέζικη φούστα)Greek
- falda escocesaSpanish
- ðoti seelikEstonian
- دامن مردانه اسکاتلندیFarsi
- חֲצָאִית סְקוֹטִיתHebrew
- skót szoknyaHungarian
- pakaian adat SkotIndonesian
- kilt, (gonnellino scozzese)Italian
- 킬트(스코틀랜드 고지인 등이 입는 세로 주름이 있는 짧은 치마)Korean
- kiltas,škotų sijonėlisLithuanian
- (skota tautastērpa) svārciņiLatvian
- Schotse rokDutch
- kilt, skotteskjørtNorwegian
- spódniczka szkockaPolish
- دامن مردانه اسکاتلندیPersian
- يو ډول اسكاټلنډي ملي جامه چي نارينه ګان يي اغونديPashto
- saiote escocêsPortuguese
- шотландская юбкаRussian
- İskoç etekliğiTurkish
- 蘇格蘭裙Chinese (Trad.)
- спідниця шотландського горянинаUkrainian
- ٹنگے ساۓ یا گھگریا سے ملتا جلتا ، پلٹیوں دار عموما چار خانے کا بنا ہوا پہناوا جو اسکاچستانی پہاڑی علاقے کا روایتی لباس ہےUrdu
- váy của người Scot lenVietnamese
- 苏格兰方格呢短裙Chinese (Simp.)
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