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

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 20 Oct 2023

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

KILT (4 letters length)

The answer for "Highland garment outlawed by the Disclothing Act of 1746" crossword clue is listed above to help you solve the puzzle you are currently working on.

The Disclothing Act of 1746 was a law passed by the British government that outlawed the traditional Highland garment, known as the kilt. The Act was part of a larger effort to suppress the culture of the Scottish Highlanders, who had been viewed as a threat to the British Crown. The Act was eventually repealed in 1782, but the kilt remains a symbol of Scottish pride and identity to this day.

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