from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A burgh of southwest Scotland west of Glasgow. It has been a textile center since the early 18th century and became famous in the 19th century for its colorful patterned shawls. Population: 73,000.

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  • proper n. A town in the Renfrewshire, Scotland

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  • n. a soft wool fabric with a colorful swirled pattern of curved shapes


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