Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Terminology: Jane Eyre

frock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
pinafore - jumper: a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
tucker - a detachable yoke of linen or lace worn over the breast of a low-cut dress
calico - coarse cloth with a bright print
freize - In architecture the frieze is the wide central section part of an entablature and may be plain or—in the Ionic or Corinthian order—decorated
chemise - a woman's sleeveless undergarment OR a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist
chilblains - an inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture

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