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divided skirt

noun

culottes

Examples

The divided skirt is popular for horse riding.

Word Origin

1885

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  • The divided skirt, many years later, was more fortunate in having a Viscountess for its chief advocate.

  • It had slipped into a pocket in the fold of her divided skirt.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
  • “I have almost a mind to try a divided skirt,” Betty said thoughtfully.

  • She wore a dark red flannel shirtwaist, a divided skirt of black wool, a suede jacket and black cap like a jockey's.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh Edith Eudora Kohl
  • The divided skirt always looks to me out of place, and any woman who wants to wear a skirt had better ride in the side-saddle.

  • Another instance of crewel-stitch is given in the divided skirt, let us call it, of the personage in Illustration 72.

    Art in Needlework Lewis F. Day
  • I had packed in my warbag a divided skirt also, and a linen suit, for hot days, of breeches and coat.

    Tenting To-night Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • For a little girl two years old, you would not need a hakama,—divided skirt.

  • There is just a suspicion of the "divided skirt," and the attitude is easy and graceful, the Grecian bend notwithstanding.

    The Jenolan Caves Samuel Cook
  • She wore a dust-colored habit with divided skirt, and a soft felt hat and gloves of the same shade.

    Ancestors Gertrude Atherton

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