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Attire > Civil attire > Polonaise
PREFERRED TERM
Polonaise  
DEFINITION
  • 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.
BROADER CONCEPT
RELATED CONCEPTS
ENTRY TERMS
  • robe à la polonaise
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
  • Simpson, John; Weiner, Edmund (eds). The Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989. [www.oed.com]
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Polonaise

French

Polonaise

Italian

Polonesa

Spanish

URI
http://data.silknow.org/vocabulary/540
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