|This page will be copied to Wiktionary using the transwiki process.
The information in this article appears to be suited for inclusion in a dictionary, and this article's topic meets Wiktionary's criteria for inclusion and will be copied into Wiktionary's transwiki space from which it can be formatted appropriately.If this page does not meet the criteria, please remove this notice. Otherwise, the notice will be automatically removed after transwiki completes.
A plaid is a pattern consisting of crossed horizontal and vertical bands in two or more colours in woven cloth.
Common examples of plaid patterns include:
- Tartan, the pattern most commonly associated with plaid.
- Gingham and Border tartan, featuring bands of equal widths in a simple pattern similar to Check (pattern).
- Tattersall (cloth), featuring very wide bands alternating with very narrow bands of contrasting colors.
- Madras (cloth), a lightweight cotton fabric, typically with patterned texture and plaid design, also known as "Madrasi checks".