Thesaurus / plaids
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Forget The Foofaraw, But Remember What It Means!START THE QUIZ
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Throw your plaids, sticks, and bonnets behind that bush, my lads—well out of sight—so.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
What with the plaids, and his five inches deep of fat, his bones must have been in a vapour bath.
LANDS OF THE SLAVE AND THE FREEHENRY A. MURRAY
Nine linen frocks somewhat short were round them: nine purple plaids over them without brooches therein.
Boadicea is said to have worn a tunic of chequered stuff, which was in all probability rather of the nature of Scotch plaids.
ENGLISH COSTUMEDION CLAYTON CALTHROP
Strong arms were ready on board the sloop to hoist her up and carry her to a heap of plaids, made into a sort of bed on deck.
THE BILLOW AND THE ROCKHARRIET MARTINEAU
"Plaids" were in fashion, and my frock was of a red-and-green "plaid" that had a ghastly effect on my complexion.
THE PROMISED LANDMARY ANTIN
If checks and plaids are knitted in Alloa yarn, carrying on wool at the back, they are so thick and clumsy no one likes them.
CYCLING AND SHOOTING KNICKERBOCKER STOCKINGSH. P. RYDER
McArthur looked startled at the frock of red, green, and black plaids which Susie took from a nail behind the door.
The shepherd lads, with Jamie Hogg at their head, were employed in adjusting plaids to their persons.
An artistic dressmaker places the dark or black plaids or stripes beneath the others.