from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A strong woolen fabric differing from flannel in being twilled. It is used for blankets and plaids, and sometimes for dresses.
- noun Plaid; tartan.
- noun A plaided pattern.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Plaid cloth.
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How about the plaids in this, you guys are plaiding it, you have a plaid jacket, you have plaid pants, did you like the clothes in this, or just like it for your character for that era?
Some rags of costume were on him, a kilt of coarse plaiding and a half-shirt of skin, soaked in sweat at the armpits and wet with blood at the end.
He went bye with a waff of wind in his plaiding, and his haunch-man as he passed at a discreet distance got the double share of jibe and glunch from the mariners.
Through the rags of plaiding on the chains went the wind again so eerily that I bound to be off, and I put my horse to it, bye the town-head and up the two miles to Glen Shira.
"Are you not all from Appin?" asked the woman, with a new interest, taking a corner of M'Iver's plaiding in her hand and running a few checks through fine delicate fingers of a lady.
M'Iver was more put about at her friendliness than at her ferocity, as he shook his plaiding to order and fell back from her worship.
The band gathered themselves together and dived into the place, and the plaiding of the last of them had scarcely got inside the door than
*  This slave traffic was doubtless stimulated by the foreign ships beginning to frequent the port; for the inhabitants were industrious, and their plaiding, linen, and worsted stockings were in much request as articles of merchandise.
And that is soon effected by the looseness and spunginess of the plaiding; but the bonnet is frequently taken off, and wrung like a dishclout, and then put on again.
At length great loads of coarse clothes, blanketing, plaiding, etc. appeared; we tried to lift these regularly up, and, on doing so, part of a skeleton came up, but no flesh, save a little that was hanging in dark flitters about the spine, but which had no consistence; it was merely the appearance of flesh without the substance.