babydoll dress

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bab·y·doll dress

 (bā′bē-dŏl′)
n.
A usually sleeveless or short-sleeved dress having a waistline that is just below the bust and a loose, gathered skirt that ends above the knee.

[After the film Baby Doll (1956), in which American actress Carroll Baker wore a loose, short-sleeved dress with a high hemline.]
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