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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A long skirt, popular between 1910 and 1914, that was so narrow below the knees that it restricted normal stride.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A skirt with a narrow enough hem to significantly impede the wearer’s stride, or hobble the wearer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A woman's skirt so scant at the bottom as to restrain freedom of movement after the fashion of a hobble.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a long skirt very narrow below the knees, worn between 1910 and 1914

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