- n. A borrowing from the French "polonaise". Historically has meant a woman's dress which consists of a tight, unboned bodice and a skirt open from the waist downwards to reveal a decorative underskirt.
- robe à la polonaise
- Simpson, John; Weiner, Edmund (eds). The Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989. [www.oed.com]
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