Definitions for hobble skirt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a woman's long skirt that is very narrow at the bottom.
Origin of hobble skirt:
a long skirt very narrow below the knees, worn between 1910 and 1914
A skirt with a narrow enough hem to significantly impede the weareru2019s stride, or hobble the wearer.
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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