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Grecian Bend

(The). An affectation in walking, with the body stooped slightly forward, assumed by English ladies in 1875. The silliness spread to America and other countries which affect passing oddities of fashion.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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