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

  • n. A skirt worn under another skirt; a petticoat.
  • n. One skirt of a layered gown over which outer skirts are formed and draped.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A skirt worn underneath another skirt; a petticoat.
  • n. An under layer of a multi-layer gown over which outer skirts are draped.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A petticoat; the foundation skirt of a draped dress.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A skirt worn under others.
  • n. The foundation of a gown, on which drapery or an overskirt is arranged.

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

  • n. undergarment worn under a skirt

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