Kate Greenaway

adjective

Kate Green·​a·​way
¦kātˈgrēnəˌwā
of clothing
: having a long full skirt, short waist and sleeves, round neck, and usually a sash and ruffled edges
in her green Kate Greenaway pelisse, with the long band of soft beaver running from neck to hemVictoria Lincoln

Word History

Etymology

after Kate (Catherine) Greenaway †1901 English painter and illustrator of children's books

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“Kate Greenaway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kate%20Greenaway. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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