Definition of Pantalet

1. n. One of the legs of the loose drawers worn by children and women; particularly, the lower part of such a garment, coming below the knee, often made in a separate piece; -- chiefly in the plural.



Definition of Pantalet

1. Noun. One of the legs of the loose drawers formerly worn by children and women; especially the lower part of such a garment, coming below the knee, often made in a separate piece. ¹

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Definition of Pantalet

1. long underpants trimmed with ruffles [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pantalet

pansystolic murmur
pant
pant-
pant-hoot
pant-wetting
pant leg
pant legs
pant suit
panta-
pantable
pantables
pantachromatic
pantagraph
pantagraphs
pantagruelian
pantalet (current term)
pantalets
pantalettes
pantalgia
pantalon
pantalone
pantalones
pantalons
pantaloon
pantaloon embolism
pantaloon hernia
pantalooned
pantalooneries
pantaloonery
pantaloons

Literary usage of Pantalet

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1. Henry Irving's Impressions of America by Joseph Hatton (1884)
"(A pantalet.} But, oh! I was dry, And the starved dancers crushed, Till my shirt-front was mushed. The champagne was dry — I cannot say why; ..."

2. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1865)
"... of artists) to displaying too much of her ankle, he would assuredly make manifest, beneath her upraised skirts, some antediluvian pantalet, bordered by ..."

3. Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX by Alice Morse Earle (1903)
"As the years bring us into the century we find the pantalet plainly in evidence in art. The Children of the A'ability, engraved in 1839, gives us many ..."

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