partlet definition

  • noun:
    • A collared, typically ruffled addressing for the throat and arms, popular in 16th-century Europe and used specifically by females.
    • A covering for throat, and often the arms and breast; originally worn by both sexes, but later by ladies alone; a ruff.
    • A hen; -- so named through the ruffing of the woman neck feathers.
    • A garment the throat and shoulders, especially for women.
    • A hen.

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