In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cuadros escocesesfeminine tela escocesa(trousers/skirt/scarf) masculine escocés
- She didn't like bright colors, anything with a pattern other than glen plaid, or too many embellishments.
- Highlanders originally wore a stretch of plaid, often vegetable dyed, that was draped and pleated to form a skirt with pockets.
- While camping in the cold outdoors, the plaid could double as a sleeping bag.
- In fact, because the plaid picks up colors from each of the fabrics, it's the element that draws the others together.
- The guitarists are balding, the others are in plaid.
- It is covered in original, masculine fabrics such as pinstripe, plaid and herringbone, all in various shades of grey.
- The familiar wool plaid jackets kept these men warm in early morning before the rays of the sun penetrated the canopy to reach the forest floor.
- Highlights of its mix-and-match range include knitwear in cable, Fair Isle and jersey, leather pieces in oak and black, and fabrics such as wool plaid, bouclé and herringbone.
- At least he tells us he does in various campaign ads and in carefully-staged photo-ops that picture him in khaki and plaid walking around our parks.
- Hers are a Highlander's dreams: obviously, the tartan plaid and tam-o'-shanter evince Newberry's Scottish affinity.
- The boys, draped in baggy denim and plaid, stand beneath them and stare.
- She stared down at the thick woolen cloth covering her but was still unable to discern the origin of the plaid.
- It was a time when the popular press rallied around any Seattle band wearing plaid and a guitar.
- She seemed to have the most fun with tweed, gaily mixing textures such as a houndstooth alongside a Prince of Wales plaid.
- Men's classic suiting is coming out in patterns such as houndstooth, herringbone, glen plaid, tartan, pinstripes and Donegal tweed.
- The couch was dark green suede and definitely cozier than the plaid throw covering the couch that would be acting as a bed in his new place.
- In a way that offends me because a lot of these people wore plaid when it was cool to wear plaid, played math rock when it was cool to play math rock, and now they're pretending to be Robin Black when it's cool to be Robin Black.
- ‘I can't picture you in plaid,’ she said, whipping a tear from her eye.
- Dressed in denim, plaid, and a rigid white cowboy hat, he looks far more like a farmer than his father.
- Look for classics updated in fabrics such as corduroy, wool woven in gabardine, herringbone and glen plaid.
- Her version of the plaid, a tartan also in silk, is hung over the shoulder and pinned in place with a brooch.
- His genre paintings, after he came to London, are not strongly Scottish in their detail (as a Lowlander he was unhappy that the kilt and plaid were being treated as national costume).
- Hard to miss, especially as they turned out in full dress uniform with plaids and feather bonnets on what turned out to be a warm day.
- Not only the plaid, but even the kilt and over-the-shoulder drape are of military origin.
- The plaid is a length of tartan cloth draped over the shoulder and does not properly refer to the pattern, which is the tartan.
banda que se lleva sobre el hombro en el traje escocés tradicional
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