glen plaid

\ ˈglen- How to pronounce glen plaid (audio) \

Definition of glen plaid

: a twill pattern of broken checks also : a fabric woven in this pattern

called also glen check

Examples of glen plaid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My go-to for drapery, pillows and chair upholstery is a glen plaid or houndstooth wool. Helena Madden, Robb Report, 28 Feb. 2021 Black blazers go well with traditional khakis or taupe dress slacks or perhaps with a sophisticated pattern such as a gray glen plaid. Arkansas Online, 4 Jan. 2021 Ratajkowski styled her glen plaid jacket as a standalone piece, a move that her peers Bella Hadid and Zendaya have also pulled in recent months. Maria Ward, Vogue, 28 Feb. 2018 The pattern Markle wore is called the Prince of Wales Check, or glen plaid, which is a subtle nod to Harry's father, Prince Charles, who currently holds the same title. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, 18 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of glen plaid

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glen plaid

short for glenurquhart plaid, from Glen Urquhart, valley in Inverness-shire, Scotland

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“Glen plaid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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