Origin of kirtle
Related formskir·tled, adjective
Examples from the Web for kirtle
He sheareth a deal from his kirtle meet, To make her sandals for her feet.Poems by the Way|William Morris
Springing with a bound over the Kirtle, he seized Blacket House in the act of flight.
And I am weary withal, and this kirtle is light and easy to me.The Roots of the Mountains|William Morris
A kirtle is a gown; Skeat suggests that it is a diminutive of skirt.Milton's Comus|John Milton
A kirtle surrounds her waist, and falls with a feather fringe down to just above the knees.