a plaid pattern of muted colors or of black or gray and white, especially one in which two dark and two light stripes alternate with four dark and four light stripes, both vertically and horizontally, forming a crossing pattern of irregular checks.
a fabric having such a pattern.
a garment made of such a fabric.
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Also called Glen check.
Origin of Glen plaid
1925–30; originally Glenurquhart (or Glen Urquhart) plaid (check, tweed, etc.), after a valley of that name in Invernesshire, Scotland
Words nearby Glen plaid
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