In reality a double plaid. This is a cloth in which the weave , or, more often, the color effect is arranged in blocks of the same or different sizes, one over the other. Again, the cloth may show a plaid design on a checked ground construction. This effect is noted in English and in golf togs, neat business woolens and worsteds in morning, lounge, and semi—formal wear. This cloth goes under the name, sometimes, of Glen Urquhart, the name of the Scottish clan that is given credit for bringing this type cloth to the fore. Urquharts are usually light or medium in weight, running from 9 to 13 ounces. Two, three, or more colors are used in designing the patterns. Overplaids are ideal for travel as they do not show the dirt as readily as other cloths, generally speaking. Uses of the cloth as overcoating and topcoating is considerable.Overplaids are cycle cloths that come in vogue about every seven or eleven years, and when in demand, they seem to overshadow other fabrics. There are many grades and qualities found on the market as staples.