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Definition of Skirtlike
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skirtlike
Literary usage of Skirtlike
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"All were dressed like French pastry-cooks, in cotton coats with skirtlike tails—all except one, I should say. He wore a large white turban and a long ..."
2. Paths of Glory: Impressions of War Written at and Near the Front by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (1915)
"... almost as dark as negroes, wearing red fezzes and soiled white, baggy, skirtlike arrangements instead of trousers. ..."
3. Brazil by Errol Lincoln Uys (2000)
"He had shed his tattered garments and wore a billowing skirtlike creation wrapped around his midriff; when he was alone with the ..."
4. Camps and Trails in China: A Narrative of Exploration, Adventure, and Sport by Roy Chapman Andrews, Yvette Borup Andrews (1918)
"... but the men of the southern part of the province on the Nam-ting River wear a pair of enormous trousers, so baggy that they are almost skirtlike, ..."
5. History Pockets, Ancient Civilizations, Grade 1-3 by Norris, John, Jill Norris (2003)
"Men were bare-chested and wore skirtlike garments that tied at the waist. Women usually wore gowns that covered them from their shoulders to their ankles. ..."
6. The Derveni Krater: Masterpiece of Classical Greek Metalwork by Beryl Barr-Sharrar (2007)
"An implement for binding prey, its added metal traces remain on the surface of the vessel wall (Figs. 141, 142).m He wears a short skirtlike garment, ..."