pantaletted

pantalets

[pan-tl-ets]
noun (used with a plural verb)
1.
Sometimes, pantalet. long drawers extending below the skirt, with a frill or other finish at the bottom of the leg, commonly worn by women and girls in the 19th century.
2.
a pair of separate frilled or trimmed pieces for attaching to the legs of women's drawers.
Also, pantalettes.
Also called trousers.


Origin:
1825–35; pantal(oon) + -et + -s3

pantaletted, adjective
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pantalets or pantalettes (ˌpæntəˈlɛts)
 
pl n
1.  long drawers, usually trimmed with ruffles, extending below the skirts: worn during the early and mid 19th century
2.  a pair of ruffles for the ends of such drawers
 
[C19: diminutive of pantaloons]
 
pantalettes or pantalettes
 
pl n
 
[C19: diminutive of pantaloons]

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