glen plaid
noun Etymology: short for glenurquhart plaid, from Glen Urquhart, valley in Inverness-shire, Scotland Date: 1926 a twill pattern of broken checks; also a fabric woven in this pattern — called also glen check

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  • glen plaid — or glen check [glen ʉr′kərt] n. [after Glenurquhart, clan of Glen Urquhart, valley in NW Scotland] [also G p ] a plaid pattern or cloth with thin crossbarred stripes in black and white and one or more muted colors: also Glenurquhart [glen… …   English World dictionary

  • Glen plaid — Glen′ plaid′ n. 1) cvb tex a plaid pattern of muted colors or of black or gray and white, esp. one in which groups of both light and dark stripes alternate 2) cvb tex a fabric having such a pattern 3) tex a garment made of such a fabric •… …   From formal English to slang

  • glen plaid — noun also glen check ˈglenˌ Usage: often capitalized G : a twill pattern of broken checks in which stripes of two dark and two light yarns alternate with stripes of four dark and four light yarns and in which the same colors and design are used… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glen plaid — 1. a plaid pattern of muted colors or of black or gray and white, esp. one in which two dark and two light stripes alternate with four dark and four light stripes, both vertically and horizontally, forming a crossing pattern of irregular checks.… …   Universalium

  • Glen check. — Glen checked. See Glen plaid. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • Glen check. — Glen checked. See Glen plaid. [1920 25] …   Useful english dictionary

  • glen check — noun see glen plaid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glen check — noun see glen plaid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glen "Frosty" Little — (born 1925), with his Harry Dann inspired make up, baggy, plaid suit, long tie, bald head and tiny peaked cap, Frosty Little is perfect example of a classic American neat white face circus clown. Frosty began his career at age 29 with an… …   Wikipedia

  • Glen Ruth — Infobox Wrestler name=Glen Ruth names=Glen Ruth Frankie Favorite Sister Angelica The Spider Spider #2 The Spider Thrash Thrasher height=6 ft 2 in (188 cm) weight=245 lb (111 kg) birth date =June 13 death date = birth place =Mount Laurel Township …   Wikipedia

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