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  • noun A wide felt knee-length skirt of a solid bold colour displaying a design appliquéd or transferred to the fabric, originally of a coiffed French poodle; popular in the United States in the 1950s.


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  • Postwar American style:

    A wide swing felt skirt of a solid color displayed a design appliquéd or transferred to the fabric. The design was of course a coiffed French poodle.

    February 1, 2008