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  • adj. Having on a kilt.
  • adj. Plaited after the manner of kilting.
  • adj. Tucked or fastened up; -- said of petticoats, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having on a kilt.
  • adj. Plaited after the manner of kilting.
  • adj. Tucked or fastened up; -- said of petticoats, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wearing a kilt.

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  • (adjective) - The participle kilted is sometimes used metaphorically to denote language that borders upon indecency. Derived from kilt, to lift up the petticoats or clothes to avoid wetting them when going on foot. From this verb comes kilt, the English or Saxon name for the most conspicuous portion of the Highlander garb, called by the Highlanders themselves the fillibeg, or little coat.

    --Charles Mackay's Lost Beauties of the English Language, 1874

    January 17, 2018