Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of housedress.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Even the lowly housedresses of the 30's, 40's and 50's were objects of beauty!

    Modest Feminine Dress From the Pages of 1990 Victoria Magazine

  • Cotton is nice, as you say, because when they become a little worn, you can wear them as housedresses.

    Blue Dress Painting

  • When I was young, you never saw grandmothers or great-aunts in anything other than housedresses when they were at home.

    Modest Feminine Dress From the Pages of 1990 Victoria Magazine

  • Nearly twenty thousand working folks, “including women in housedresses, grocers in white aprons, and milk wagon drivers,”84 were squeezed into the old yard, whose roots as a racetrack went back to the nineteenth century.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Nearly twenty thousand working folks, “including women in housedresses, grocers in white aprons, and milk wagon drivers,”84 were squeezed into the old yard, whose roots as a racetrack went back to the nineteenth century.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • (He rehearsed before his sister's dolls, gowned in one of his mother's housedresses.)

    The Reinvention of the Reverend

  • One location offered "jugs of 'Big John's' pickled sausages, $3 camouflage baseball hats and $8 ladies 'housedresses" and "a 3,000-square-foot section of the store sells yarn, craft supplies and fabric by the yard."

    Local Is The New Global At Target And Wal-Mart

  • Nearly twenty thousand working folks, “including women in housedresses, grocers in white aprons, and milk wagon drivers,”84 were squeezed into the old yard, whose roots as a racetrack went back to the nineteenth century.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Nearly twenty thousand working folks, “including women in housedresses, grocers in white aprons, and milk wagon drivers,”84 were squeezed into the old yard, whose roots as a racetrack went back to the nineteenth century.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • I almost expected to see her floating around in one of her housedresses, waiting for us in the kitchen.

    it’s not summer wi thout you

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