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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a cloth having a crisscross design;
[syn: tartan, plaid]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tartan \Tar"tan\, n. [F. tartane, or Sp., Pg., or It. tartana; all perhaps of Arabic origin.] (Naut.) A small coasting vessel, used in the Mediterranean, having one mast carrying large leteen sail, and a bowsprit with staysail or jib. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tartan \Tar"tan\, n. [F. tiretane linsey-woolsey, akin to Sp. tirita[~n]a a sort of thin silk; cf. Sp. tiritar to shiver or shake with cold.] Woolen cloth, checkered or crossbarred with narrow bands of various colors, much worn in the Highlands of Scotland; hence, any pattern of tartan; also, other material of a similar pattern. [1913 Webster] MacCullummore's heart will be as cold as death can make it, when it does not warm to the tartan. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] The sight of the tartan inflamed the populace of London with hatred. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tartan n 1: a cloth having a crisscross design [syn: tartan, plaid]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

67 Moby Thesaurus words for "tartan": armory, badge, badge of office, badges, baton, blazonry, brassard, button, cap and gown, chain, chain of office, check, checker, checkerboard, checkerwork, chessboard, class ring, cockade, collar, colors in patches, crazy-work, cross, decoration, dress, eagle, emblems, ensigns, fasces, figurehead, fleur-de-lis, hammer and sickle, harlequin, heraldry, insignia, lapel pin, livery, mace, mantle, markings, marquetry, medal, mortarboard, mosaic, old school tie, parquet, parquetry, patchwork, pin, plaid, regalia, ring, rose, school ring, shamrock, sigillography, skull and crossbones, sphragistics, staff, swastika, tessellation, tesserae, thistle, tie, uniform, variegated pattern, verge, wand
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):

TARTAN A simple language proposed to meet the Ironman requirements. ["TARTAN - Language Design for the Ironman Requirements: Reference Manual", Mary Shaw et al, SIGPLAN Notices 13(9):36-58 (Sep 1978)]. (1995-01-05)
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Tartan an Assyrian word, meaning "the commander-in-chief." (1.) One of Sennacherib's messengers to Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:17). (2.) One of Sargon's generals (Isa. 20:1).
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's):

Tartan, a general (official title)