hoover apron

hoo·​ver apron | \ ¦hüvə(r)- \

Definition of hoover apron

: a woman's coverall in the form of a dress that closes by a tie at the waist and has overlapping reversible front

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History and Etymology for hoover apron

after Herbert Hoover †1964 31st president of the U.S.; from its popularity among home gardeners when Hoover was food administrator in World War I

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“Hoover apron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hoover%20apron. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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