Mother Hubbard(redirected from Mother Hubbards)
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A woman's loose, unbelted dress.
[Probably from illustrations of Mother Hubbard, , character in a nursery rhyme by Sarah Catherine Martin (1768-1826), British writer.]
(Clothing & Fashion) (sometimes not capitals) a woman's full-length unbelted dress
[C19: after Mother Hubbard, a character in a nursery rhyme]
Moth′er Hub′bard(ˈhʌb ərd)
a women's loose gown, usu. fitted at the shoulders.
[1915–20; after a nursery rhyme character]
A loose, baggy dress for women.