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Definition of "kilting" []

  • Present participle of kilt. (verb)
  • A method of vertically arranging flat plaits such that each plait is folded so as to cover half the of the one before it. (noun)

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Use "kilting" in a sentence
  • "Hmmmm… I don't think I've done too good a job at 'kilting' off those rumors."
  • "They came ambling and stumbling, tumbling and capering, kilting their gowns for leap frog, holding one another back, shaken with deep false laughter, smacking one another behind and laughing at their rude malice, calling to one another by familiar nicknames, protesting with sudden dignity at some rough usage, whispering two and two behind their hands."
  • "She began kilting up her skirt, lifting the hem and tucking it into her belt."
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