underskirt

noun
un·der·skirt | \ ˈən-dər-ˌskərt \

Definition of underskirt 

: a skirt worn under an outer skirt especially : petticoat

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The lines of the dress extend towards the back where the train flows in soft round folds cushioned by an underskirt in triple silk organza. Tyler Mccarthy, Fox News, "Kensington Palace releases details, sketches of Meghan Markle's wedding dress," 20 May 2018 Her iconic choice included a bateau neckline and a triple silk organza underskirt. Southern Living, "The Estimated Cost Of Meghan Markle's Wedding Dress," 14 June 2018 The lines of the dress extend towards the back where the train flows in soft round folds cushioned by an underskirt in triple silk organza. Tyler Mccarthy, Fox News, "Kensington Palace releases details, sketches of Meghan Markle's wedding dress," 20 May 2018 In 1964, Bueno surprised the public at Wimbledon with a white Tinling dress that had a pink underskirt and matching pink underwear. Stan Lehman And Mauricio Savarese, chicagotribune.com, "Brazilian tennis great Maria Bueno, winner of 19 Grand Slam titles, dies after cancer battle," 9 June 2018 The lines of the dress extend towards the back where the train flows in soft round folds cushioned by an underskirt in triple silk organza. Tyler Mccarthy, Fox News, "Kensington Palace releases details, sketches of Meghan Markle's wedding dress," 20 May 2018 The lines of the dress extend towards the back where the train flows in soft round folds cushioned by an underskirt in triple silk organza. Tyler Mccarthy, Fox News, "Kensington Palace releases details, sketches of Meghan Markle's wedding dress," 20 May 2018 The lines of the dress extend towards the back where the train flows in soft round folds cushioned by an underskirt in triple silk organza. Karla Adam, Washington Post, "The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle," 19 May 2018 The lines of the dress extend towards the back where the train flows in soft round folds cushioned by an underskirt in triple silk organza. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Is Wearing a Givenchy Dress at the Royal Wedding and It's Absolutely Stunning," 19 May 2018

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1832, in the meaning defined above

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