Definition of Hoopskirts

1. Noun. (plural of hoopskirt) ¹



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Definition of Hoopskirts

1. hoopskirt [n] - See also: hoopskirt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoopskirts

hoop snakes
hooped
hooper
hoopers
hooping
hoopla
hooplas
hoopless
hooplike
hoopoe
hoopoes
hoopoo
hoopoos
hoops
hoopskirt
hoopskirts (current term)
hoopster
hoopsters
hooptie
hoopties
hoopty
hoorah
hoorahed
hoorahing
hoorahs
hooray
hooray for Hollywood
hoorayed
hooraying
hoorays

Literary usage of Hoopskirts

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1. Child Observations: 1st Series: Imitation and Allied Activities. Made by the by Elias Harlow Russell, Massachusetts State Normal School, Worcester (1896)
"... and stand up, while one paddled with a broom. 1005. EDITH. Age, 9 or 10 years. When I was nine or ten years old women wore hoopskirts. ..."

2. A Blockaded Family: Life in Southern Alabama During the Civil War by Parthenia Antoinette Hague (1888)
"There were raids made upon garrets for all old broken-up hoopskirts and pieces of steel belonging to such skirts, which we either carried or sent to the ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"After the bell- shaped hoopskirts, in which the form sometimes affected a hemisphere, from which the body of the women above the waist seemed to rise like ..."

4. Transactions (1871)
"An imperishable monument should be erected to the individual who invented hoopskirts ; the contrivance is a decided improvement upon the old method of ..."

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