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[kil-tee] /ˈkɪl ti/
a person who wears a kilt, especially a member of a regiment in which the kilt is worn as part of the dress uniform.
a sports shoe with a fringed tongue that flaps over the vamp and conceals all or part of the lacing.
Also called kiltie tongue, shawl tongue. the fringed tongue of such a shoe.
Origin of kiltie
First recorded in 1835-45; kilt + -ie Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Wherever the sweep of the kiltie went, there was going to be something doing.

    S.O.S. Stand to! Reginald Grant
  • They all strained their eyes for a glimpse of the great "kiltie band," which was to march down the street.

    The Wee Scotch Piper Madeline Brandeis
  • Uncle Clem was made of worsted and the moths had eaten his knees and part of his kiltie.

    Raggedy Ann Stories Johnny Gruelle

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