The maid begs them to stop; her mother will redeem her with her kirtles.
The fear of burnt doublets or kirtles had effectually sobered these over-flowing tempers.
The flax was used by the Maoris not only in weaving mats and kirtles, but also for making fishing lines.
There are many Evangelines abroad in this smiling country, still wearing their Norman caps and kirtles of homespun.
One by one the women, still holding their kirtles tightly round their shoulders, began to move away.
Mantles, kirtles, and gowns were also in general use; and rouge was not unknown to them.
With Forrest safe dispatched to the King, we hastily garbed the prince in kirtles, thus giving him the semblance of a young maid.
But the mother says, I have but two kirtles, and neither of them can I give up for thee; indeed thou mayst perish in Friesland.
So did the dressing of the fibre of the flax and palm-lily, and the weaving therefrom of "mats" or mantles, and of kirtles.
He anxiously asked the driver if the broad straw hats and the bright sacks and kirtles were no more.