Definition of Gathered skirt

1. Noun. A skirt whose fabric is drawn together around the waist.

Specialized synonyms: Dirndl
Generic synonyms: Skirt



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Literary usage of Gathered skirt

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1. Dressmaking: A Manual for Schools and Colleges by Jane Fales (1917)
"... edges of which should be placed on the straight lengthwise thread in designing the new pattern. (ii) In making the gathered skirt from these the desired ..."

2. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"It should be made with a sleeve to give practice in sleeve draping. 1. Straight gathered skirt. 2 to 2} yards in width. a. Cut two lengths of material, ..."

3. Miss Leslie's Lady's House-book: A Manual of Domestic Economy, Containing by Eliza Leslie (1850)
"It is sometimes customary to gage a gathered skirt; that is, to make a second row of gathers about an inch below the first, securing them in their place by ..."

4. Textiles and Clothing by Kate Heintz Watson, American School of Home Economics (1911)
"... ln gathered skirt below a plain waist gives the appearance Dre" of two portions of the body instead of the oneness desired. The figure should never be ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"The drummers, clothed in a simple gathered skirt, and naked to the waist, beat the onagra-skin heads of their rounded drums with sycamore-wood drumsticks, ..."

6. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1909)
"... plaited blouse front, pointed yoke of white mohair finished with four rows of fancy black and white braid; short puff sleeves. Full gathered skirt ..."

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