buffalo plaid


Definition of buffalo plaid

: a broad checkered plaid pattern usually of two colors

Examples of buffalo plaid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Classic red-and-black buffalo plaid was introduced by a mill in the 1850s, and the first flannels launched in 1936. Shivani Vyas, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Nov. 2021 Team USA will sport red white and blue buffalo plaid puffer jackets, American flag turtlenecks emblematic of Ralph Lauren, and fleece leggings or pants. CNN, 28 Oct. 2021 The neutral buffalo plaid is ideal for layering with an outdoor doormat for an Instagram-worthy look. Sanah Faroke, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Sep. 2021 Now Red and black buffalo plaid is all the rage this season and this 12-lb weighted blanket is covered in it! Micolette Davis, Chron, 4 Dec. 2020 Disney’s lineup includes a 2-pack with a Santa hat-wearing Mickey Mouse on buffalo plaid. Kristen Davis, cleveland, 25 Nov. 2020 The velvet pumpkins, which were a huge hit with shoppers last year (even achieving best-seller status), are now back in stock, including the popular leopard print and buffalo plaid. Jessica Leigh Mattern, PEOPLE.com, 17 Sep. 2020 While most of the options feature elegant velvet, shoppers can opt for the leopard print pumpkins in a jersey knit or the buffalo plaid pattern in cozy flannel. Jessica Leigh Mattern, PEOPLE.com, 17 Sep. 2020 Red-and-black buffalo plaid Maine Guide shirts were updated to suit the Paul Bunyan legions braving the pickle aisle at Smorgasburg. New York Times, 5 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of buffalo plaid

1979, in the meaning defined above

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25 Nov 2021

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“Buffalo plaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buffalo%20plaid. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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