hobble skirt definition

  • noun:
    • an extended skirt, well-known between 1910 and 1914, that was therefore narrow underneath the legs that it restricted regular stride.
    • A skirt with a narrow enough hem to significantly impede the wearer’s stride, or hobble the wearer.
    • a lengthy skirt very slim below the legs, worn between 1910 and 1914
  • others:
    • A woman's dress therefore scant at the end as to restrain freedom of activity after the fashion of a hobble.

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