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noun as in underwear

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Example Sentences

It comes with matching headband, optional sleeve panels and petticoat.

The grander the occasion, the larger the width of the hoop petticoat.

Her worn-out blue petticoat is lighted up by a moonbeam; in her hand she appears to have a hoe.

The late Caleb Whitefoord, seeing a lady knotting fringe for a petticoat, asked her, what she was doing?

The people who made an offering of that hooped petticoat did their best, at any rate; they knew no better.

The edge of a soiled petticoat, or the glimpse of a rent stocking is singularly disenchanting.

She was in her new suit of black sarcenet and yellow petticoat very pretty.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to petticoat, such as: balmoral, clothes, kilt, slip, undercoat, and underskirt.

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