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James Hogg wearin a maad.

A maad is a garment siccan like tiv a blanket woven iv a pattren o smaa black an white checks. It wis a common kynd o riggin i thi soothren coonties o Scotlan an northren coonties o Inglan til thi arly twentit century. Thi day, thi maad is nee langer worn bi common foaks but Northumbrian pipers dee still wear it.

Nyems[edit]

Thi maad wis ken'd bi mony nyems i different pairts o soothren Scotlan an Northumbrie. It wis knaan as a 'maud' or 'mawd' i soothren Scotlan an northren Inglan but 'maad' i pairts o Scotlan an Northummerlan an aa, 'mad' i Lancashire an 'maund' i West Yorkshire. Iv its lang form it wis caa'd a 'shepherd's maad', i Northummerlan, a 'herd's maad', an i pairts o sooth-west Scotlan, a Moffat maud.