crinoline: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (krin'l-in), [key]
- a petticoat of haircloth or other stiff material, worn under a full skirt to keep it belled out.
- a stiff, coarse cotton material for interlining.
- a hoop skirt.
- a reinforcement of iron straps for holding together brickwork, as of a furnace or chimney.
- crinoline (Thesaurus)