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pet•ti•coat



Pronunciation: (pet'ē-kōt"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/petticoat.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. Also called pettiskirt. an underskirt, esp. one that is full and often trimmed and ruffled and of a decorative fabric.
2. any skirtlike part or covering.
3. a flounce or valance fitting around the sides of a bed, couch, or chair, as to conceal the legs.
4. Informal.a woman or girl.

adj.
of, pertaining to, or controlled by women; female; feminine: petticoat government.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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