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Oxford dictionary definition of the word tartan:
a woollen cloth woven in one of several patterns of coloured checks and intersecting lines, especially of a design associated with a particular Scottish clan:
stripes and tartans have replaced floral chintzes
a tartan shortbread tin
used allusively in reference to Scotland or the Scots:
the financing proposals for the Scottish parliament amounted to a tartan tax
late 15th century (originally Scots): perhaps from Old French tertaine, denoting a kind of cloth; compare with tartarin, a rich fabric formerly imported from the east through Tartary