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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hob′ble skirt`(n.)

  1. a woman's long skirt that is very narrow at the bottom.

    Category: Clothing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hobble skirt(noun)

    a long skirt very narrow below the knees, worn between 1910 and 1914


  1. hobble skirt(Noun)

    A skirt with a narrow enough hem to significantly impede the weareru2019s stride, or hobble the wearer.


  1. Hobble skirt

    A hobble skirt is a skirt with a narrow enough hem to significantly impede the wearer's stride. A knee-long corset is also used to achieve this effect. A dress consisting of such skirt is called a hobble dress. The name was given in reference to the device used to restrain, or hobble, horses.


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