When she arched her back and stuck her stomach out she felt like a tall lady in a crinoline and shawl.
But Maryanne wore her hoops as a duchess wears her crinoline.
crinoline hats, of open pattern, trimmed generally with a flower or feathers, are worn to the opera.
Nor he you in an ordinary silk gown, puffed out with crinoline.
True, and the number of deaths in England caused by the crinoline alone numbers 72.
I saw them to-day, without any crinoline, pulling the garden-roller.
This cage was nicknamed a crinoline (then in fashion with ladies), which, indeed, it somewhat resembled.
The crinoline, like Milton, is an exception to every law of development.
I went out yesterday for an hour, and saw a woman without any crinoline, but with such extraordinary skirts that I was horrified.
The seller of sketches or of crinoline models has given him suggestions.
1830, from French crinoline "hair cloth" (19c.), from Italian crinolino, from crino "horsehair" (from Latin crinis "hair") + lino "flax, thread," from Latin linum (see linen). So called from the warp and woof fibers of the original mixture.