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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes
crinolinecrin‧o‧line /ˈkrɪnəlɪn/ noun [countable]  DCCa round frame that was worn in the past under a woman’s skirt to support it and hold it away from her body
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crinolineIf only I had a crinoline to sweep down the grand staircase in!I looked just like a crinoline lady.There was a description of her fine crinoline gown and of the Grenfell emeralds she had worn.Couples strolled in the afternoon sunshine, the ladies in crinolines, the men in stiff three-piece suits.They changed their minds when the dangerously revealing crinoline arrived.
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