tartan englannista suomeksi
skottiruutuinen villakangas, tartaani
A kind of woven woollen cloth with a distinctive pattern of coloured stripes intersecting at right angles, associated with Scottish Highlanders, different clans and some Scottish families and institutions having their own distinctive patterns.
The pattern associated with such material.
Having a pattern like a tartan.
(RQ:Thackeray Vanity Fair)
1929, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter IX, Section iii
- In the second row of the cavalcade were Francie, Fanny's god-daughter, now thirteen years old and already elegant in long frilled pantalettes, tartan skirts, and a leghorn hat with streamers, …
To clothe in tartan.
A type of one-masted vessel used in the Mediterranean.
1877, (w), Ellen E. Frewer (translator), ''Servadac (Frewer translation)/Part 2 Chapter X|Hector Servadac'', Part 2, Chapter X: Market Prices in Gallia,
- Hakkabut hereupon descended into the hold of the tartan, and soon returned, carrying ten packets of tobacco, each weighing one kilogramme, and securely fastened by strips of paper, labelled with the French Government stamp.
1896, (w), ''Stone/Chapter IV|Rodney Stone'', Chapter IV: The Peace of Amiens,
- When we were watching Massena, off Genoa, we got a matter of seventy schooners, brigs, and tartans, with wine, food, and powder.
tartan (gloss) (defdate)