What country did kilts originate in?

Answer The kilt originated in the Scottish Highlands. The "great kilt" dates to the 16th century and was a long-belted mantle. The shorter "walking kilt" dates back to the early 17th century and is the fo... Read More »

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In which country did the fax originate in?

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