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What does it mean to "wear someone's colors"?

I read somewhere a guy gave a girl something like a scarf, and she said it was like wearing his colors. Just wondering what she meant.

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The phrase "to wear someone's colors" is an old phrase that means "to belong to". It was mostly used in the 12th and 13th Century. Scotsmen were distinguished by the colors they wore. People who lived on land that was controlled by a laird had to wear his colors in order to be distinguished from the others.

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Maybe wearing the same color clothes as him?

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