kiltie

kiltie
/kil"tee/, n.
1. a person who wears a kilt, esp. a member of a regiment in which the kilt is worn as part of the dress uniform.
2. a sports shoe with a fringed tongue that flaps over the vamp and conceals all or part of the lacing.
3. Also called kiltie tongue, shawl tongue. the fringed tongue of such a shoe.
[1835-45; KILT + -IE]

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