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What is "Glen Plaid" - Definition & Explanation

Also called glen urquhart
A popular Scottish district check made of elements of houndstooth and guard's check often with a fine line overplaid in a contrasting color.
A popular Scotch pattern for suiting and sportswear characterized by two checks of different sizes.
Glen plaid a fabric woven in a twill pattern of broken checks.
A simple scot plaid usually used for suits or skirts.

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