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A golden shield had he, and a gold-wrought helmet, & a short red kirtle over his shirt of mail.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
Her tight-fitting, sleeveless kirtle was of a dull brown, for she scorned the gown of one color which was commanded by law.
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
Then they home conveyed a lass with pendent keys, and goatskin kirtle; married her to Karl.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
Marvellous clasps of gold and silver in the kirtle on her breasts and her shoulders and spaulds on every side.
THE HARVARD CLASSICS, VOLUME 49, EPIC AND SAGAVARIOUS
The kirtle and border was far too short for her majesty's height, and she asked every one how they liked her new fancied suit.
CONSTANCE SHERWOODLADY GEORGIANA FULLERTON
He bowed very low, until his hand could reach the hem of her kirtle, which he then raised to his lips.
THE NEST OF THE SPARROWHAWKBARONESS ORCZY
The knave has a shrewd eye for a kirtle, and knows a wild duck from a tame as well as e'er a man in Perth.
THE FAIR MAID OF PERTHSIR WALTER SCOTT
Her kirtle was of blue damask bordered with black velvet, and her bonnets were of "ermines powdered" and black velvet.
MARY TUDOR, QUEEN OF FRANCEMARY CROOM BROWN
A kirtle was also probably worn, corresponding in form to the garment now known as a princess petticoat.
A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL HISTORYHENRY W. DONALD
The gowns of noble ladies were magnificent, and were made open to the waist, showing the kirtle or petticoat, and had trains.
A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL HISTORYHENRY W. DONALD

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