kick pleat

noun

Definition of kick pleat 

: a short inverted pleat (such as at the bottom of a skirt) used to give breadth

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The mitered corners of the bedspread's inset border line up with the bedskirt's kick pleats. Norman Kolpas, ELLE Decor, "Candice Olson's Divine Design: Bedtime Story," 5 July 2012

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First Known Use of kick pleat

1926, in the meaning defined above

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