Definition of Ballet skirt
1. Noun. Very short skirt worn by ballerinas.
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Literary usage of Ballet skirt
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Representative British Dramas, Victorian and Modern by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"Jug on table, bandbox and ballet skirt on table. At rise of curtain POLLY discovered at table, back of stage. Comes down and places skirt in bandbox. ..."
2. French Essays and Profiles by Stuart Oliver Henry (1921)
"... displayed toward 1900 in costuming, notwithstanding the refractoriness which the typical ballet skirt of our epoch manifests toward artistic loveliness. ..."
3. On the Stage: Studies of Theatrical History and the Actor's Art by Dutton Cook (1883)
"At rehearsal she assumes a dress which is in part of the streets and in part of the stage: a cloth-jacket surmounts a crumpled ballet-skirt, faded fleshings ..."
4. Glimpses of Real Life as Seen in the Theatrical World and in Bohemia: Being by James Glass Bertram (1864)
"The lady is dressed in an old pair of silk tights, dirty satin shoes, worn-out ballet skirt, a felt bonnet, and a warm cloth polka. "Is it possible! ..."