"Highland garment outlawed by the Disclothing Act of 1746" Crossword Clue

Author: Olivia Langford
Last Updated: 20 Oct 2023

"Highland garment outlawed by the Disclothing Act of 1746" NYT crossword answer is:

KILT (4 letters length)

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The Disclothing Act of 1746 was a law passed by the British government in an effort to suppress the Highland culture of Scotland. The act outlawed the wearing of any Highland garment, including the kilt, tartan, and plaid. This was a major blow to the Highland culture, as the wearing of these garments was a symbol of their identity and pride. The Disclothing Act was eventually repealed in 1782, but it had a lasting impact on the Highland culture and is remembered to this day.

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