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synonyms for petticoat

  • balmoral
  • clothes
  • kilt
  • slip
  • undercoat
  • underskirt
  • waistcoat
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Her worn-out blue petticoat is lighted up by a moonbeam; in her hand she appears to have a hoe.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
The late Caleb Whitefoord, seeing a lady knotting fringe for a petticoat, asked her, what she was doing?
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The people who made an offering of that hooped petticoat did their best, at any rate; they knew no better.
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
The edge of a soiled petticoat, or the glimpse of a rent stocking is singularly disenchanting.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
She was in her new suit of black sarcenet and yellow petticoat very pretty.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
She, by my Lady's advice, desires a new petticoat of the new silk striped stuff, very pretty.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Mother darlint must have two pounds of the best tay, and a new red woollen petticoat.
OUR LITTLE IRISH COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Sorely it sticketh in my throat, She having nowhere to bestow't To name the absent petticoat.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
Her feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice, stole in and out,As if they fear'd the light: But oh!
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
Her girdle was clasped with a gold buckle, and when she moved there were slight glimpses of a yellow silk petticoat.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PETTICOAT

  • culottes
  • dirndl
  • dress
  • hoop
  • kilt
  • midi
  • mini
  • pannier
  • petticoat
  • sarong
  • tutu
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