PETTICOAT , an underskirt, as
See also:part of a woman's
See also:dress . Thi petticoat, i.e . "
See also:petty-coat " or small coat, was originally a shor garment for the upper part of the
See also:body worn under an
See also:outer dress; in the Promptorium parvulorum the Latin
See also:equivalent is tunicula . It was both a man's and a woman's garment, and war in the first case worn as a small coat under the doublet and by
See also:women apparently as a kind of chemise . It was however, early applied to the skirt worn by women hangin€ from the
See also:waist, whether as the
See also:lower garment or a: an underskirt . In the
See also:middle of the 17th century the wide breeches with heavy
See also:lace or embroidered ends worn by men were known as " petticoat breeches," a
See also:term alsc applied to the loose
See also:canvas or oilskin overalls worn by fishermen .
MAX JOSEPH VON PETTENKOFER (1818-1901)
JOHN PETTIE (1839-1893)
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