Meaning of “crinoline” in the English Dictionary

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"crinoline" in British English

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crinolinenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkrɪn.əl.ɪn/ us /ˈkrɪn.əl.ɪn/

a stiff frame worn under a woman's skirt to give it a full appearance, especially in the 19th century

(Definition of “crinoline” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)