Petticoat sentence example

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  • Their clothing is simple: a loin cloth for the men and for the women a girdle or petticoat of leaves.
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  • The costume of the Tosks differs from that of the Ghegs; its distinctive feature is the white plaited linen fustanella or petticoat, which has been adopted by the Greeks; the Ghegs wear trews of white or crimson native cloth adorned with black braid, and a short, close-fitting jacket, which in the case of wealthy persons is embellished with gold lace.
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  • She was reported to have said that she cared not to lose France, England and her own country for him, and would go with him to the world's end in a white petticoat ere she left him.
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  • He was the son of John Strype, or van Stryp, a member of a Brabant family who, to escape religious persecution, settled in London, in a place afterwards known as Strype's Yard in Petticoat Lane, as a merchant and silk throwster.
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  • Women wore a short petticoat made of kapa cloth (already referred to), which reached from the waist to the knee.
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  • According to the Memoirs of Sir James Melville, both Lord Herries and himself resolved to appeal to the queen in terms of bold and earnest remonstrance against so desperate and scandalous a design; Herries, having been met with assurances of its unreality and professions of astonishment at the suggestion, instantly fled from court; Melville, evading the danger of a merely personal protest without backers to support him, laid before Mary a letter from a loyal Scot long resident in England, which urged upon her consideration and her conscience the danger and disgrace of such a project yet more freely than Herries had ventured to do by word of mouth; but the sole result was that it needed all the queen's courage and resolution to rescue him from the violence of the man for whom, she was reported to have said, she cared not if she lost France, England and her own country, and would go with him to the world's end in a white petticoat before she would leave him.
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  • Instead of remaining upon the defensive in this continental warmerely accessory as it washe made it his chief affair, and placed himself under the petticoat government of three women, Maria Theresa, Elizabeth of Russia and the marquise de Pompadour.
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  • The popular name of the Blue-coat school is derived from the dress of the boys - originally (almost from the time of the foundation) a blue gown, with knee-breeches, yellow petticoat and stockings, neckbands and a blue cap. The petticoat and cap were given up in the middle of the 19th century, and thereafter no head-covering was worn.
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  • When her hair was done, Natasha, in her short petticoat from under which her dancing shoes showed, and in her mother's dressing jacket, ran up to Sonya, scrutinized her, and then ran to her mother.
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  • flannel petticoat from Jane Mudd of Gedding.
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  • Except in the boreal areas the breech-clout was nearly universal with men, and the cincture or short petticoat with women.
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  • The full skirt is even more fun with a short lacy petticoat.
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  • petticoat of red velvet.
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  • The boat shaped cap had a petticoat, a gallery and a 6 bladed fan.
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  • She wore a red petticoat under a loose, dark gray gown of damask trimmed in fur.
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  • He dared not show himself in the streets without the protection of prize-fighters, while the jack-boot (a pun upon his name) and the petticoat, by which the princess was represented, were continually being burnt by the mob or hanged upon the gallows.
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  • I'll lie down at once, said Natasha, and began hurriedly undressing, tugging at the tapes of her petticoat.
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  • Put on the waist-to-ankle length petticoat (this should be tied securely at the waist) and the blouse (which is usually quite snug).
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  • Oftentimes, a petticoat was worn beneath the skirt to give it a fuller silhouette.
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  • A-line and princess silhouettes are lovely designs for most body shapes, and an extra petticoat or crinoline will add fullness and mimic the soft, graceful curves of snowdrifts.
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  • You can also find petticoat dresses, pink bowling shirts, vintage polka dot dresses, mini-swing skirts, and more at Gypsies Do It Better.
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  • A dress with puffed sleeves, a petticoat, and finished off with ruffled socks, a hat and patented leather shoes were very common for every Sunday, and even more formal around the Easter season.
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  • The skirts were very heavily gathered (much more heavily gathered for women than for girls), and a single or multiple petticoat(s) supported the skirt from underneath.
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  • Styles with full skirts require a petticoat to achieve the maximum fullness.
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  • Benji was originally portrayed by Higgins, a rescued terrier mix who also appeared in Petticoat Junction.
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  • The dress looks like a three-piece outfit, with a frilly white short-sleeved blouse, a black corset with white laces and a short red skirt with a white petticoat.
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  • The Nivi draping method incorporates three pieces: the sari itself, a petticoat (usually around two and a half meters) and a blouse (nearly one meter).
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  • Tuck one end of the sari into the petticoat at the waist and make one complete turn, moving from right to left and tucking it in around the sides and back.
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  • Tuck the pleats securely into the waist of the petticoat, just slightly to the left of your navel.
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  • Depending upon the type of costume you purchase, you may also want a corset or white petticoat to wear underneath your dress.
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  • A noblewoman wears a gown similar to that of the queen, comprising a stiff corset top, heavy petticoat, underskirt, overskirt, ruff and hat.
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  • A woman will still need underpinnings like a petticoat and panniers or a bustle, but these can be rented or bought cheaply through historical costume sites.
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  • A tulle petticoat maintains the shape and a jeweled bat choker rounds out the look.
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  • Halloween Express carries a Gothic Vampira Deluxe Costume set complete with a full-length lace trimmed satin gown, jeweled choker, and tulle and lace petticoat.
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  • The Simplicity web site does not offer much in the way of details, although you can download the back of envelope information as a pdf, but the Alice costume appears to have an attached petticoat.
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  • As of this writing, this costume is on a special sale with free white gloves and frilly petticoat.
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  • Add a lacy petticoat or ruffled panties and seamed stockings for the full effect.
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  • Petticoat Pond has scanned 1960s Montgomery Ward's catalogs you can view online.
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  • crepe dress that can be worn with or without a petticoat.
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  • She is shovn wearing the dress of the period, the main feature being the French farthingale, a hooped petticoat introduced c.1590.
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  • THE COURT mantua A highlight of the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection is a silk brocade court mantua and petticoat dating from c1750-53.
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  • March 24 th 1845 Sarah Osborne aged 11 years was convicted of stealing a flannel petticoat from Jane Mudd of Gedding.
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  • From the city of the ruffled petticoat and black stockings comes a show with true French flavor.
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  • I put my separate hooped petticoat on and that was it, ready to face the eager crowds.
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  • petticoat government already: by God!
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  • It had a milky white bell with a salmon-pink petticoat and frilly white tentacles.
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  • It is usual for the petticoat of a court dress to be supported by a substantial hoop stiffened with whalebone.
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