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Definition of tartan

What is the definition of "tartan"?
  • tar•tannoun
  • 1. Any of numerous textile patterns consisting of stripes of varying widths and colors crossed at right angles against a solid background, each forming a distinctive design worn by the members of a Scottish clan.
    2. A twilled wool fabric or garment having such a pattern.
    3. A plaid fabric.
    4. A small, single-masted Mediterranean ship with a large lateen sail.


Use "tartan" in a sentence
  • "He spent many an hour playing WoW, dressed in tartan flannel."

    "And they're available in tartan, paisley and geometric patterns in a variety of colours."

    "The ring-leader is a buff, shirtless fellow in tartan punk-pants who calls himself (and I am NOT making this up) "Funktastic.""

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