a regiment of Scottish infantry in the British army (so called from the dark colors in their tartan).
the plaid pattern of their tartan.
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Historical Examples of black watch
“I am also a devil, and of the black-watch,” thundered back the intrepid Highlander.A History of the Gipsies
the Black Watch the Royal Highland Regiment in the British Army
Word Origin for Black Watch
so called for their dark tartan
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