pantalets

pan·ta·let

also pan·ta·lette  (păn′tə-lĕt′)
n. often pantalets or pantalettes
1. Long underpants trimmed with ruffles extending below the skirt, worn by women and children in the mid-1800s.
2. A frill attached to the leg of underpants.

[From pantaloon.]
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pantalets

(ˌpæntəˈlɛts) or

pantalettes

pl n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) long drawers, usually trimmed with ruffles, extending below the skirts: worn during the early and mid 19th century
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a pair of ruffles for the ends of such drawers
[C19: diminutive of pantaloons]
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pan•ta•lets

or pan•ta•lettes

(ˌpæn tlˈɛts)

n. (used with a pl. v.)
long drawers with fancy trimming on the lower legs, extending below the hem of a woman's skirt: worn in the 19th century.
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