Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of overskirt.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There was a long yellowish linen chemise, with a thin edging of lace, a petticoat of fine cotton, two overskirts in shades of brown, and a pale lemon-yellow bodice.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • Diane kindly re-sent me these images after I managed to lose them somehow in the charnel house that is my email inbox, sparked by the discussion of "day-to-evening" overskirts in yesterday's comments.

    Two skirts are better than one. - A Dress A Day

  • Diane kindly re-sent me these images after I managed to lose them somehow in the charnel house that is my email inbox, sparked by the discussion of "day-to-evening" overskirts in yesterday's comments.

    October 2006

  • Lauralee, in her Madame Pompadour garb, had petticoats and panniers, underskirts and overskirts, a corset that pushed her breasts up until they looked like a pair of hard little apples, and a bodice cut so low that they were threatening to pop out at any moment.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • I was as usual wearing an open-fronted overskirt which, like all my overskirts, had a hidden pouch sewn inside it.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • I was as usual wearing an open-fronted overskirt which, like all my overskirts, had a hidden pouch sewn inside it.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • I was as usual wearing an open-fronted overskirt which, like all my overskirts, had a hidden pouch sewn inside it.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • I was as usual wearing an open-fronted overskirt which, like all my overskirts, had a hidden pouch sewn inside it.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • She donned her port clothes: petticoat and overskirts, blouse and vest and lacy shawl and a ridiculous lace snood to confine her hair.

    Ship Of Magic

  • The women thronging the common room in their finery weren't drinking, and few men braved the mass of overskirts, patterned aprons, and lace shawls to buy a mug of ale from Garric behind the bar.

    Lord of the Isles

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