Definitions

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  • n. The front skirt of a garment, in distinction from the train.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The front skirt of a garment, in distinction from the train.

Etymologies

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fore- +‎ skirt

Examples

  • Some of them had swords; a greater number flourished spears and javelins; though the weapons of the many were staves and knotted clubs, and slings, for which latter selected stones were stored in scrips, and sometimes in sacks improvised from the foreskirt of their dirty tunics.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

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