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kilt

1kilt

verb \ˈkilt\

Definition of KILT

transitive verb
1
chiefly dialect :  to tuck up (as a skirt)
2
:  to equip with a kilt
intransitive verb
:  to move nimbly

Origin of KILT

Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse kjalta lap, fold of a gathered skirt
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with KILT

2kilt

noun

: a type of skirt traditionally worn by men in Scotland

: a woman's skirt that resembles a Scottish kilt

Full Definition of KILT

1
:  a knee-length pleated skirt usually of tartan worn by men in Scotland and by Scottish regiments in the British armies
2
:  a garment that resembles a Scottish kilt

First Known Use of KILT

circa 1730

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