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Mother Hubbard

[huhb-erd]
noun
1.
a full, loose gown, usually fitted at the shoulders, worn by women.
2.
a character in a nursery rhyme.
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Mother Hubbard (ˈhʌbəd)
 
n
(sometimes not capitals) a woman's full-length unbelted dress
 
[C19: after Mother Hubbard, a character in a nursery rhyme]

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