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- noun A wide
feltknee-length skirtof a solid bold colour displaying a design appliquédor transferred to the fabric, originally of a coiffedFrench poodle; popular in the United Statesin the 1950s.
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treeseed commented on the word poodle skirt
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