Eighteen years ago the world became widely aware of the plaid yellow suit, the white minidress, and an overload of argyle.
If it were a matter of choosing, I might pick the knife over the plaid.
Courtney wore cutoff denim shorts with a plaid blouse tied at the midriff, showing off her ample cleavage.
Based on his sock puppet, I expected him to be a burly bearded giant clad in plaid—basically, a Canadian Paul Bunyan.
She ditches her plaid knee-highs for Audrey Hepburn-style shift dresses, fur stoles, red lipstick and a bouffant.
I was wet all night, but kept wrapt up in my plaid and as warm as I could manage.
I had never worn such a dress as this plaid I had bought in my life.
She took the plaid from under him and spread it over his body to protect it from the snow.
Yes, your trunk will reach home all right, plaid silk and all.
"We shall be disturbed here, monsieur," said Count Victor, hesitating as the other put off his plaid and coat.
1510s, from Scottish, from or related to Gaelic plaide "blanket, mantle," of unknown origin, perhaps a contraction of peallaid "sheepskin," from peall "skin," from Latin pellis (but OED finds this "phonetically improbable"). The wearing of it by males forbidden by act of parliament, under penalty of transportation, 1746-82. As an adjective c.1600, from the noun.