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  • So get some kilt left in a van, it felt like most egos.
  • Yaks say moths a lad dated act like non-actor’s rot: can one kilt cadet add a lash to my ass, Kay?
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Definition of the noun kilt

What does kilt mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: kilts

  1. a knee-length pleated tartan skirt worn by men as part of the traditional dress in the Highlands of northern Scotland
    • examples: He's wearing a kilt. | The kilt is not a skirt. | He plays bagpipes and wears a kilt.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: skirt = a garment hanging from the waist

Alternative definition of the noun kilt


  1. Traditional Scottish garment, usually worn by men, having roughly the same morphology as a wrap-around skirt, with overlapping front aprons and pleated around the sides and back, and usually made of twill-woven worsted wool with a tartan pattern.
  2. (historical) Any Scottish garment from which the above lies in a direct line of descent, such as the philibeg, or the great kilt or belted plaid;
  3. a plaid, pleated school uniform skirt sometimes structured as a wrap around, sometimes pleated throughout the entire circumference;
  4. a variety of non-bifurcated garments made for men and loosely resembling a Scottish kilt, but most often made from different fabrics and not always with tartan plaid designs.


  1. Kilt is a musical group.
    • albums: "Kilt", "Four in the Crib", "The Art of Self-Destruction"
  2. Kilt is a musical group.


"Kilt" is a musical album of Kilt.

  • released in (18 years ago)


"Kilt" is a play by Jonathan Wilson.

  • language: English Language
  • released on (15 years ago)


  1. KILT is a Sports/Talk formatted radio station in the Houston, Texas, metropolitan area.
  2. KILT is a broadcast content.
  3. Kilt is a 2002 theater production of the play by Jonathan Wilson.
    • award: - Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play nomination for Kathleen Doyle
  4. Kilt is a 2003 GLAAD Media Award nominated theater production.
    • award: - GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway and Off-Broadway nomination for Jonathan Wilson

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kilt

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Google previewLooking at Great Britain (2007)

by Jillian Powell

The kilt is a skirt for men and part of the traditional outfit for Scots. Christianity is the main religion in Great Britain. Most Christians belong to the Protestant Church of England or Scotland, but Great Britain is also home to many Roman Catholics.

Google previewWarrior Dreams (2014)

Playing Scotsmen in Mainland Europe by David Hesse

The kilt is a male garment, the bagpipe a military instrument, Highland Games a world of manly athletics, clans a sociality of patrilinear authority. At all European Scottish festivals, the kilted male is at the centre of attention. And yet this does not ...

Google previewA Pocket Guide to Mastering the Art of Love-Making, Using Etiquette, Class and Style: (2015)

Learn How to Make Sure He's Just That Into You by Using Etiquette, Class and Style in the Bedroom. by Ms. Ker'-en-Shemesh Auxley

kilt is the following German print showing Highlanders in about 1630xxxii. Taken from the Encyclopedia-Wikipedia. This is a file from the. 34 | Page.

Google previewThe United Kingdom: Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales (2013)

by Britannica Educational Publishing

The kilt is a length of woven wool that is permanently pleated except for sections at each end and wrapped around the wearer's waist in such a way that the pleats are massed at the wearer's back and the flat, unpleated ends overlap to form a ...

Google previewWedding Planning and Management (2007)

by Maggie Daniels, Carrie Loveless

The tartan kilt is an easily recognized Celtic garment, with colors and plaid patterns that represent the wearer's clan. A groom in Highland attire also wears a fur pouch, known as a sporran, and a small dirk, which is a traditional Scottish knife.

Google previewHow to Be a Man (2013)

by Harold D. Edmunds

Kilt: The kilt is a skirt like garment that is knee length. It has pleats in the rear. The kilt originated in Scotland in the sixteenth century. It was a garment that men and boys wore. Laughingstock: A laughingstock is an object of ridicule or the butt of ...

Google previewWooden Statues of the Old Kingdom (2001)

A Typological Study by Julia Carol Harvey, Julie Abrams

The kilt is a short white one, but there is a clear painted tab on the belly to the left hand-side of the navel (D.2b). Catalogue No. A75. CG 503, 103 is also wearing a striated wig, with no parting and flaring widely over the shoulders and covering ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1846)

by John Jamieson

KILT, KELT, a. A loose dress worn by Highlanders, extending from the belly to the knee, in the form of a petticoat, S. B0swel1.—Su.G. kill, kiolt, lsl. kellta», sinus vestis anterior. To KILT, KIL'! or, v. a. 1. To tuck up, S. Douglas.-—Dan. kill-er op, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of National Dress: Traditional Clothing Around the World (2013)

by Jill Condra

But more popular is a kilt pleated to sett, where the intersecting lines of the plaid are pleated and aligned to show the whole sett design. By the mid-18th century, the pleated lower skirt and the draping worn on the upper body was separated.

Google previewA Dictionary of Hiberno-English (2004)

The Irish Use of English by T. P. Dolan

' kill2, see KILT. kill3 /kil/ n., alternative form of kiln (cf. mill. from OE mylen) < OE cyln, ult. from L culina, kitchen (cf.

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ... Abriged from the 4. Ed (1818)

by John Jamieson

KILT, KELT, s. A loose dress, extending from the belly to the knee, in the form of a petticoat, S. Roswett.

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