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Meaning of PLAID

Pronunciation:  plad

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a cloth having a crisscross design

PLAID is a 5 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: tartan
 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, textile



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Plaid\, n. [Gael. plaide a blanket or plaid, contr. fr.
    peallaid a sheepskin, fr. peall a skin or hide. CF.
    1. A rectangular garment or piece of cloth, usually made of
       the checkered material called tartan, but sometimes of
       plain gray, or gray with black stripes. It is worn by both
       sexes in Scotland.
    2. Goods of any quality or material of the pattern of a plaid
       or tartan; a checkered cloth or pattern.
  2. \Plaid\, a.
    Having a pattern or colors which resemble a Scotch plaid;
    checkered or marked with bars or stripes at right angles to
    one another; as, plaid muslin.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are wearing plaid, suggests that your conservative views are in conflict with your liberal and wild side.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: check, checked, checker, checkerboard, checkered, checkerwork, chessboard, colors in patches, crazy-work, harlequin, marquetry, mosaic, parquet, parquetry, patchwork, tartan, tessellate, tessellated, tessellation, tesserae, variegated pattern