Definition of Skirt. Meaning of Skirt. Synonyms of Skirt

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Definition of Skirt

Skirt
Skirt Skirt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Skirted; p. pr. & vb. n. Skirting.] 1. To cover with a skirt; to surround. Skirted his loins and thighs with downy gold. --Milton. 2. To border; to form the border or edge of; to run along the edge of; as, the plain was skirted by rows of trees. ``When sundown skirts the moor.' --Tennyson.
Skirt
Skirt Skirt, v. t. To be on the border; to live near the border, or extremity. Savages . . . who skirt along our western frontiers. --S. S. Smith.
Skirt
Skirt Skirt, n. [OE. skyrt, of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. skyrta a shirt, Sw. sk["o]rt a skirt, skjorta a shirt. See Shirt.] 1. The lower and loose part of a coat, dress, or other like garment; the part below the waist; as, the skirt of a coat, a dress, or a mantle. 2. A loose edging to any part of a dress. [Obs.] A narrow lace, or a small skirt of ruffled linen, which runs along the upper part of the stays before, and crosses the breast, being a part of the tucker, is called the modesty piece. --Addison. 3. Border; edge; margin; extreme part of anything ``Here in the skirts of the forest.' --Shak. 4. A petticoat. 5. The diaphragm, or midriff, in animals. --Dunglison.

Meaning of Skirt from wikipedia

- A skirt is the lower part of a dress or a separate outer garment that covers a person from the waist downwards. At its simplest, a skirt can be a draped...
- Skirt steak is the US name for a cut of beef steak from the plate. It is long, flat, and prized for its flavor rather than tenderness. It is distinct...
- A hobble skirt was a skirt with a narrow enough hem to significantly impede the wearer's stride. It was called a "hobble skirt" because it seemed to hobble...
- purpose. Skirt or Skirts may also refer to: "Skirt" (song), a 2013 by Kylie Minogue Skirts (film), a 1921 American silent comedy film Skirts (TV series), an...
- A pencil skirt is a slim-****ing skirt with a straight, narrow cut. Generally the hem falls to, or is just below, the knee and is tailored for a close...
- Skirt! is a monthly women's magazine published in Charleston, South Carolina. It was founded in 1994. skirt! was founded in 1994 by Nikki Hardin, a freelance...
- A skirt lifter, also known as a dress lifter, skirt grip, dress suspender, hem-holder, page or porte-jupe, was a device for lifting a long skirt to avoid...
- men's clothing commonly includes skirts and skirt-like garments; however, in the Americas and much of Europe, skirts are usually seen as feminine clothing...
- Look up skirting in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Skirting can refer to: Construction elements Baseboards Molding (decorative) protective devices such...
- miniskirt (sometimes hyphenated as mini-skirt, separated as mini skirt, or sometimes shortened to simply mini) is a skirt with its hemline well above the knees...