Highland dress

noun the kilt and other clothing in the traditional style of the Scottish Highlands, now worn chiefly on formal occasions.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Highland dress — or Highland costume noun Kilt, plaid and sporran • • • Main Entry: ↑high * * * ˌHighland ˈdress 7 [Highland dress] noun uncountable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Highland dress — a set of clothes worn by some Scottish men on special occasions, for example at a wedding. Highland dress consists of a short black ↑jacket, a ↑bow tie, a ↑kilt and long socks with a small knife kept under the fold at the top of one of the socks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Highland dress — ► NOUN ▪ the kilt and other clothing in the traditional style of the Scottish Highlands …   English terms dictionary

  • Highland dress — Traditional highland dress as worn by Duncan Campbell of Inverneill circa 1820. He is shown outfitted with a Capercaillie feathered Balmoral bonnet, belted Ancient Campbell Tartan plaid held with an amber Cairngorm gemstone brooch, dirk, sporran… …   Wikipedia

  • Highland dress — n [U] the traditional costume worn by Scottish men on formal occasions or as a military uniform. Its main parts are a tartan kilt (= a man’s skirt with folds, that reaches to the knees), a sporran (= a flat bag made of fur or leather hanging in… …   Universalium

  • Highland Dancing — Highland Fling Highland Dancing (engl. „Hochland Tanzen“) ist eine schottische Form des Schautanzes, die sich besonders durch schnelle Beinarbeit und kraftvolle Sprünge auszeichnet. Die Tänze sind meist Solotänze oder Tänze für vier Tänzer. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dress code — redirects here. For the 2000 film released on video as The Dress Code, see Bruno (2000 film). Male Western dress code …   Wikipedia

  • Dress shoe — Dress shoes on a woman (left) and a man. A dress shoe (U.S. English) is a shoe to be worn at smart casual or more formal events. A dress shoe is typically contrasted to an athletic shoe. Dress shoes are worn by many as their standard daily shoes …   Wikipedia

  • Dress pants — (also known as suit pants) are a style of pants intended as formal or semi formal wear. They are often made of either wool or polyester[1] (although many other synthetic and natural textiles are used) and may be designed to be worn with a… …   Wikipedia

  • Highland costume — Highland dress or Highland costume noun Kilt, plaid and sporran • • • Main Entry: ↑high …   Useful english dictionary

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