pleating to the sett

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pleating to the sett (uncountable)

  1. A system of pleating a kilt in which one full sett of the tartan pattern is taken up in each pleat, resulting in a reproduction of the pattern across the back of the kilt.

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  • Barbara Tewksbury and Elsie Stuehmeyer, The Art of Kiltmaking (Celtic Dragon Press, Deansboro, NY, 2001, ISBN 0-9703751-0-7