Tartan

What is Tartan ?

Tartan is (noun) 1. a cloth woven into a special pattern for one of the Scottish clans She wore a tartan kilt. a tartan rug 2. a distinctive pattern in such a cloth, worn by members of a Scottish clan My Scottish grandmother gave me a rug with the Mackay tartan on it or a Mackay tartan rug.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level