circle skirt

noun

: a skirt made from a circle of fabric with an opening in the center for the waist
And the cheerleaders dressed smartly in … corduroy circle skirts, saddle oxfords, and rolled-down socks. Bobbie Ann Mason, Harper's, February 1987

Word History

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of circle skirt was in 1835

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“Circle skirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/circle%20skirt. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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