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  1. having or wearing a petticoat.
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Origin of petticoated

First recorded in 1740–50; petticoat + -ed3
Related formsun·der·pet·ti·coat·ed, adjectiveun·pet·ti·coat·ed, adjective
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Historical Examples of petticoated

  • It was, according to my petticoated Herodotus, a truly terrible fight.

    The Prairie Child

    Arthur Stringer

  • But the gamin was petticoated and the burlesque scenes set in a comedy.

    The English Stage

    Augustin Filon

  • It is not to be wondered at that both Cretans and Turks were a little alarmed at the sight of these brawny, petticoated soldiers.

  • Hygiene will attract the sanitarian, the nurse, the hotel manager, trousered or petticoated.

  • Now there appeared a petticoated one stationary against the rails, with her face lifted.