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Petticoat

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Noun

1. half-slip, petticoat, underskirt

undergarment worn under a skirt

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Petticoat

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noun
1. 
a woman's light undergarment in the form of an underskirt or including a bodice supported by shoulder straps
2. informal
a. 
a humorous or mildly disparaging name for a woman
b. 
(as modifier)
petticoat politics

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Petticoat

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noun
1. 
a skirt, now esp. an underskirt often trimmed at the hemline as with lace or ruffles, worn by women and girls
2. 
something resembling a petticoat
3.  Informal, Obsolete
a woman or girl
adjective
4. 
of or by women; female
petticoat government

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Petticoat

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n.
A girl's or woman's undergarment, worn under a dress or skirt, that is often full and trimmed with ruffles or lace. Also called pettiskirt.
adj.
Slang
Relating to or characteristic of women.

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