Examples from the Web for mother hubbard
Historical Examples of mother hubbard
She was dressed in a shabby Mother-Hubbard gown and her feet were bare.
The wizard was tall and thin and wore a long white beard, a sort of Mother-Hubbard gown, and a pointed cap.Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective
Ellis Parker Butler
Certainly it is not the loose and ungainly Mother-Hubbard gowns which are still the style of the native maiden.
Some were in Mother-Hubbard gowns, some in pongee silks, some in canvas and white duck, cut either for street or evening wear.
Word Origin for Mother Hubbard
Old Mother Hubbard, nursery rhyme, was printed 1805, written by Sarah Catherine Martin (1768-1826) but based on earlier material of unknown origin (the name is attested from 1591).