Girls are allowed to wear leggings if they are worn “with shorts or paired with a skirt and dress.”
The dress was a pale pink ball gown with a skirt of black and silver beaded cascading petals.
I pooed on my skirt at work today Today was an 'upset tummy' day.
Naturally, the royal gracefully held down her skirt with one hand and continued to chat with the young student.
And, frankly, she needed their help with matters other than her skirt lengths.
Use the large square for the skirt of the apron and the small square for the bib.
The skirt was long enough to tuck around her baby's feet when she carried it.
She shook the crumbs from her skirt, and caught the chestnut's bridle.
She was paying minute attention to the lace insertion of her skirt.
From the skirt of the suit had been cut a neat, square hole.
early 14c., "lower part of a woman's dress," from Old Norse skyrta "shirt, a kind of kirtle;" see shirt. Sense development from "shirt" to "skirt" is possibly related to the long shirts of peasant garb (cf. Low German cognate Schört, in some dialects "woman's gown"). Sense of "border, edge" (in outskirts, etc.) first recorded late 15c. Metonymic use for "women collectively" is from 1550s; slang sense of "young woman" is from 1906; skirt-chaser first attested 1942.
c.1600, "to border, form the edge of," from skirt (n.). Meaning "to pass along the edge" is from 1620s. Related: Skirted; skirting.