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1. (Clothing, Personal Arts & Crafts / Textiles) a stiff fabric, originally of horsehair and linen used in lining garments
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a petticoat stiffened with this, worn to distend skirts, esp in the mid-19th century
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a framework of steel hoops worn for the same purpose
[from French, from Italian crinolino, from crino horsehair, from Latin crīnis hair + lino flax, from Latin līnum]
crin•o•line (ˈkrɪn l ɪn)
1. a stiff, coarse fabric, often of cotton, used as interlining or for support in garments, hats, etc.
2. a petticoat of crinoline or other stiff material worn to bell out an overskirt.
3. a hoop skirt.
[1820–30; < French < Italian crinolino=crino horsehair (« Latin crīnis hair) + lino flax < Latin līnum; compare linen]
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Considering these things, we can hardly think Dinah and Seth beneath our sympathy, accustomed as we may be to weep over the loftier sorrows of heroines in satin boots and crinoline, and of heroes riding fiery horses, themselves ridden by still more fiery passions.
Amongst them, I remarked some women, dressed from the hips to knees in quite a crinoline of herbs, that sustained a vegetable waistband.
I remember that the Baroness was clad in a voluminous silk dress, pale grey in colour, and adorned with flounces and a crinoline and train.
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